Richard “Ricky” Powell, age 68, of Cambridge died January 31, 2010 at Solbakken assisting living in Isanti. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 6th at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cambridge with Rev. Martin Bentz officiating. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Richard Ricky E. Powell was born August 2, 1941 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Warren and Maysel (Bauer) Powell. Ricky was a sweet gentle soul, he loved life and was always ready with a smile, especially if coffee and food was involved. He enjoyed talking about every type of transportation, from his parents Cadillac to his John Deere Gator. He loved birds, being outdoors and he especially loved the lake place where he boated, swam and visited with all his friends in the area. Rick did a lot of traveling with his parents including Arizona each winter.
In his younger years he worked at his parents lodge, Wulleiinda Lodge on Lake Sylvia in South Haven, Minnesota and also as a janitor at Team Electronics. After moving to Cambridge Ricky worked at Industries Inc. and also helped on the farm with whatever was happening from day to day. He loved the animals from the chickens to the llamas. He was a very social person and whoever he met was his friend.
Richard Ricky Powell passed away January, 31, 2010 at Solbakken Assisted Living in Isanti at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 29 days. Ricky was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Maysel.
He is survived by one sister, Patricia (James) Rapp of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; nieces and nephews, Lynn (Arlen) Diercks of Red Wing, Mark (Sara) Rapp of Cambridge, Mike (Gwen) Rapp of Cambridge, Merry (Wayne) Dankers of Goodhue; great-nieces and nephews, Jacob, Justin, Brian, Katie, Jordan, Alyssa, Lea and Ross; great-great-nieces and nephews, Trinity, Noah, Faith and Landon; and by other relatives and friends.