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Rick was born January 18, 1958 in Emmetsburg, Iowa to Ronald and Delores (Galbraith) from 1976-1980. He married the love of his life, Pamela Arends on September 26, 1981 and had one daughter.
Rick’s passions included his love of sports, carpentry, woodworking and spending time with family and friends.
Rick is survived by his wife Pamela of Eyota, daughter; Danielle (Adam) Knutson and granddaughter Adalynn of Grand Meadow, MN. His parents; Ronald and Delores Kinnetz of Eyota, Sister; Deb Knox of Pleasant Hill, CA, and brothers; Michael (Jeanie) Kinnetz and Scott (Becky) Kinnetz both of Stewartville. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
A special thank you to Dr. Grzegorz Nowakowski and staff of the Mayo Clinic Oncology Department.
The funeral service is Friday, February 1, 11 am at the Faith United Methodist Church in Eyota with Rev. Mark Woodward officiating. Burial is at the Evergreen Cemetery, Dover, MN. Friends and family may call on Thursday, 5-8 pm at the Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Eyota and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
The Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Eyota is in charge of the arrangements. www.schadandzabelfuneralhome.com