Funeral services for Ricki L. Sinn, 61, of Kalona, will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook page. Burial will follow at Green Mound Cemetery, west of Trenton. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 5 – 8 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Social distancing guidelines will be in place and masks are recommended. A memorial fund has been established for District 14, ABATE of Iowa, Washington. Rick Sinn died Sunday, April 25, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospital.
Ricki Lee Sinn was born March 6, 1960, in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, the son of James Henry and Hazel Ilene (Barr) Sinn. He attended Washington schools and graduated from WACO High School. He was employed at Bluebird and Modene. On July 2, 1983, he was united in marriage to Joyce Knerr in Wayland. He enjoyed being in the timber, mushroom hunting, fishing and was an avid ginseng hunter.
Survivors include his wife Joyce of Kalona, three children: Robert of Newton, Rachel and Pam of Kalona, six grandchildren: Caleb “Celup”, Alisha, Ian, Edward “Big Ed”, Sydney and Bella, mother Hazel Sinn of Washington, one brother Russ (Vicky) Sinn of Winfield, two sisters: Rebecca (Roy) Fox of Savanah, GA, Robin (Mark) Reed of Keota, sister and brother-in-law Ron (Pat) Brown of Kalona, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles.
Preceding Rick in death was his father James Sinn, and his mother and father-in-law Helen and Eugene Knerr.
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District 14 ABATE of Iowa