Rev. Gene Rick


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: Jan. 15, 2022 at age 79

Arrangements: A funeral will be held today, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. You can live stream the service through the Facebook page of Immanuel UMC in Corcoran.

Appointment information: Rev. Rick was ordained as a deacon in 1970 and as an elder in 1973. He served churches in Iowa and Illinois before serving Minnesota churches in Harmony  (Harmony UMC and State Line UMC), Lake City, Zumbro Falls, and Elk River. He retired in 2005.

Rev. Rick is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Willard and Louis. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Rick; daughters, Suzanne (Jon) Palmen and Kimberly (Shane) Morris; five grandchildren; sister, Elouise Koenig; and sister-in-law, Diane Rick.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Mary Ann Rick, 16600 92nd Ave. N, Apt. 305, Maple Grove, MN 55311

Memorials are preferred to Immanuel UMC (10025 County Road 101, Corcoran MN 55340) or the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

An obituary was published on Jan. 18 in the Star Tribune.

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