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Rickey "Rick" Lee Brandsrud

December 27, 1954 - August 30, 2020
From: Hartley, IA
Rickey "Rick" Lee Brandsrud

Rickey "Rick" Lee Brandsrud

Born: December 27, 1954
Died: August 30, 2020
Age: 65

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Rickey “Rick”  Brandsrud

 

     Born December 27, 1954 to Russell and Jean Brandsrud Brookings South Dakota.  Rick passed away Sunday August 30 th 2020 at the Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls South Dakota after a long illness.

 

     The family moved to Seattle Washington in 1966 where Rick finished his education and joined the US Navy in 1972.  He finished his tour aboard the USS Constellation in 1975 and returned home to Seattle.

 

     Rick met and married the love of his life Sue Goettsch August 9 th, 2012 and moved to Hartley Iowa where they lived until his passing.  He leaves behind his widow, daughters Keri, Teresa, Rachel and Sarah and StepSon Bryan Goettsch, brother David, sisters Kathy, Susan and Linda.  Rick was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and many relatives and friends.

 

     Rick had a big heart for everyone he knew and loved.  He made sure to keep in touch with everyone and always made them feel special in his life.  He was a fun and easygoing guy that was a pleasure to be around.  He will be sorely missed by anyone who knew him.

 

     Rick was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law Darrell, nephew Shawn and his Special Companion Buddy.

 

     An Honor Guard Service is planned for him at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent Washington.

 

Due to Covid19 restrictions immediate family only.

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An Honor Guard Service is planned for him at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington.
INTERMENT
Tahoma National Cemetery
Kent, Washington

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Friday, September 11, 2020 at 4:59 PM
“Grandpa will be truly miss by us 4 girls ”
- Lexi
Friday, September 11, 2020 at 8:08 AM
“I don’t know you well but as a very new friend, I shear in your pain. ”
- Orien Foote
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 3:35 PM
“Our sincerest condolences from the Lutchkoff’s in Fairbanks, AK. Rick was one cool dude. RIP. ❤️”
- Julie Lutchkoff (Strassburg)
Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 4:55 PM
“Sue, sending my sympathy and hugs. So sorry for your loss.”
- Sherri Steffen
Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 4:55 PM
“Sue, I am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
- Nancy Kramer
Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“My sympathy to all of Ricks family. Glad I got to see and visit with him a year ago when he, his wife and sister came to Watertown. May God be with you all. Janet Brandsrud
- Janet Brandsrud
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 8:15 PM
“My prayers and thoughts are with you now. ”
- Sandy Putnam
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 8:15 PM
“You have my sympathy. Hugs and prayers.”
- Deb Getting
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 7:42 AM
“Suzie Q, i am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for strength. ”
- Laura Hamann
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 7:42 AM
“Sue, my sympathies to you and families.”
- BECKY STOLTZ
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 7:42 AM
“Sue, I am so sorry for your loss, and you and the family will be in my prayers.”
- Carol McKewon
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 2:32 PM
“Sue I am so sorry sending hugs and prayers ”
- Lori Oviatt
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:11 AM
“Sue and Bryan: May God embrace you and give you comfort. Just know that we all are keeping you in our prayers everyday.”
- Myra Coover
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 7:57 AM
“Very sorry for your loss, Sue. God Bless you in the days ahead for healing and comfort. ”
- Linda and Michael Bates
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 7:57 AM
“Susie Q and Family - I am so sorry for your loss! Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers! Love & Hugs my Friend!”
- Dawn Fletcher
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 7:57 AM
“Sue, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Bryan.”
- Carma Peck
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 4:55 PM
“Although I didn't know Rick, as a Veteran and past Spencer native, I may very well be on the volunteer Honor Guard Team at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. It's my honor if I am. ”
- Kent Lachner
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 1:56 PM
“Sue I am so sorry for your loss- praying for you and your family- take care and god bless ”
- SHIRLEY DYKSHOORN
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9:52 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!”
- Brad & Amy SMith
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