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Ricky R. “Rick” Coenen

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WAHOO — Ricky R. “Rick” Coenen, 71, Wahoo, formerly of Randolph, died Oct. 13, 2021, at his home in Wahoo.

Visitation was Oct. 22 at Svoboda Funeral Home, Wahoo.

Funeral Services were Oct. 23 at Svoboda Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Townsend officiating.

Graveside Services were Oct. 25 at St. Frances de Chantal Catholic Cemetery, Randolph, with Deacon Doug Tunink officiating.

Pallbearers were Doug Tunink, Roger Tunink, Jim Dickes, Johnny Polivka and Michael Myers.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Ricky was born Feb. 6, 1950, to William J. “Bill” and Sylvia (Lippold) Coenen. He graduated from St. Frances de Chantal Catholic High School, Randolph, in 1968.

Rick married Mary Lou Schurman Jan. 10, 1970, at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church. This union was blessed with the arrival of Melissa Marie, Michelle Anne and Mark Richard. The marriage was later dissolved.

Rick farmed with his parents until he moved to the Elkhorn area in the early 1980s. He later moved to Wahoo and started a career with M.E. Collins. Rick worked for M.E. Collins until his retirement.

In the late summer of 1984, he married Barbara Sherwood.

Rick married Mary (Busch) Durham May 2, 2021. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Rick is survived by wife, Mary Coenen; her daughter, Maria (Gary Myers; grandchildren, Michael (Kylie) Myers and Brandi Myers; greatgrandchildren, Gracelyn and Cooper Myers.

Rick is also survived by his children, Melissa (Tom) Grubb, Michelle Coenen, and Mark (Holly) Coenen; grandchildren, Kayla (Nick) Miller and their children, Sawyer and Sage; Kari (Keith) Rohde and their children, Paisllie, Parker and Porter; Matthew (Mallory) Erwin and their children, Marshall, Major and Manheim; and Aaron Grubb nieces, Melinda (James) Valleley and children, and Angela (Scott) Burtch and children; and his brother-in-law, James Dickes; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Nila Dickes; his uncle and aunt, Theodore “Ted” and Phyllis (Lippold) Tunink; an cousins, Terry, Janet, Joyce, Brian and Daniel Tunink.