Ricky L. Rider, age 70 of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday August 31, 2021 at Lancaster Care, in Lancaster. He was born July 2, 1951 in Wauzeka. The son of Earl and Mary (Flesch) Rider. He is the youngest of nine children. He is survived by his long time companion Nancy Beechy of Lancaster. Two daughters, Tina (Darren) Gratz of Fennimore, Shawn Bird of Avoca. Four Grandchildren. His siblings, Helen Schmelz of Cedar Rapids Iowa, Maxine Wall of Eastman, Wayne (Maggie) Rider Sr. of Montfort. His brother in laws, Chris Gebhar and Herald Stagman, along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister in law, Lawrence (Ellen) Rider, Jerome (Marion) Rider, LaVonne Gebhard,Loretta (John) Waltz, Minnie Rider and Leona Stagman.
A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Sunday September 19, 2021, from 11:00 A.M til 2:00 P.M. at the Tuffley Center in Boscobel. Online condolences can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com
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