Ricky Victor Schutz, age 69, formerly of Pine Island, will be laid to rest with family members preceding him in death: parents, Victor and Rosalie Schutz; brothers, Daryl and Wayne Schutz; and sister, Jacqueline Schutz, at the Pine Island Cemetery, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, with a private graveside service. A gathering will be held for family and friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall, 9024 County Road 3, Oronoco, MN 55960.

Ricky is survived by brother, Donavon (Phyllis) Schutz; sisters, Becky Amundson and Debra Burr; nieces, Katherine (Joseph) Miller, Margret Schutz, Sommer (Michael) Auge; nephews, Charles (Jodie) Schutz, Matthew Burr, Joshua (Joanne) Burr, and Ricky Burr; great-nieces, Jacquelyn McKinney and Kylee Burr; and great-nephews, Craig (Jennifer) Miller, Curtis (Ashley) Miller, Eli Burr, Jacob Auge, Zeb (Ashley) Schutz, Jake Schutz, and Gunnar (Erin) Schutz.

Rick and his wife of 27 years, Candice, resided in West St. Paul. Candice passed away in May 2019. Rick had retired to be available to Candi for support during her last fight with cancer. He was a thoughtful husband, brother and uncle wanting to be there for all his family.