Rickie Karl Kamke Sr., age 66, of Manawa, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 with his wife by his side. He was born in New London on March 15, 1955, son of the late Paul and Geraldine (Boodry) Kamke Jr. Survivors include his wife Nancy; 2 sons: Rickie Kamke Jr., Jonathan (Cara Ann) Kamke; grandchildren: Alexander and Dakota Kamke; brother: Greg (LuAnn) Kamke; sister: Cindy Keller; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Harry (Kathy) Lorge, Susan (Leo) Roberts, Sandra (Kenneth) Bernard, Roger Lorge and special friend Sherry; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law: Elmer Keller and Morris Lorge; father-in-law: Henry Lorge; and sister-in-law: JoAnn Shepard.
Private family services will be held for Rickie but a public Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Life Celebration Center of Manawa. He will be buried at Danish Cemetery, Town of Deer Creek.
The family would like to thank Theda Care at Home Hospice, numerous friends and family, Tree House Foods HR Team, for their care and support during this difficult time.