Ricky E. Moen, 51 of Ringle, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at his home.
He was born on June 17, 1960 in Eau Claire, son of Ronald E. and Karilyn (Sorenson) Moen. Rick married Elizabeth Zank on May 22, 1981 in Eau Claire. He was a graduate of Eau Claire North High School, and earned his Associate's Degree in Electronics from Chippewa Valley Technical College. He worked as a sales representative for Packaging Specialties, Inc. based out of Germantown, WI.
Rick had a great sense of humor and was always teasing and joking. He loved his family and the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, golfing, and gardening. He took great pride in all he did, from his job to doing the finishing work on his own home. He was a proud, articulate man who was a natural teacher. He also enjoyed cooking and taking care of his family. He was also an avid Packer fan.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Elizabeth Moen of Wausau, two children, Rachel (Garrett) Arnold of Wausau, and Nicholas Moen, still at home; his mother Karilyn Allen of Altoona; brother, Jeff (Georgia) Moen of Junction City; mother-in-law, Marcella Zank of Eau Claire; sister-in-law, Marcia Zank, brother-in-laws, Timothy and Matthew Zank, all of Eau Claire; great aunt, Jane Stein, and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald E. Moen, grandparents, Herbert and Margaret Sorenson and Orville and Alvira Moen.
A Celebration of his life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St. Wausau. Rev. David Klutterman of the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Wausau will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Online condolences may be given at www.brainardfuneral.com.