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Ricky "Rick" Hovey

June 24, 1969 March 30, 2019
Ricky "Rick" Hovey
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Obituary for Ricky "Rick" Hovey

Ricky "Rick" Hovey, age 49, of Lime Springs passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Regional Health Services in Cresco, Iowa.  

Ricky Alan Hovey was born June 24, 1969 in Cresco IA, the son of Jerry and Janice (McClary) Hovey. He attended Lime Springs Elementary School and graduated from Crestwood High School in 1987. On August 27, 1988 he married Dolly Bernice Bonnell at the Saetersdal Lutheran Church. To this union five children were born.

Rick spent the majority of his working years doing what he loved, farming. In addition, to farming he worked for five years at Kappers Fabricating in Spring Valley, MN. His hobbies included working in the garden, canning produce, camping with friends and family, fishing trips, deer hunting and cutting wood. He also enjoyed coon hunting with his dog Pepper.

His whole world revolved around his family and extended family, which included the community he lived in and loved so dearly, Lime Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Dolly of Lime Springs, his children; Teresa (Steve) Pearce of Lime Springs, Tiffany Hovey of Lime Springs, Abigail Hovey of Mapleton, Minnesota, Andrew and Alexandria Hovey of Lime Springs and Aliza Lynn of Lime Springs, three grandchildren; James, Krystal and Mark Pearce, his mother, Janice Marie Hovey, Sisters; Bonnie Sanders of Ostrander, MN and Kimberly (Tom) McGee of Chariton, IA and a brother, Percy Hovey of Chariton, IA.

Rick is preceded in death by his father, Jerry Veryl Hovey, sister-in-law, Joanna Mensink, brother-in-law, Steve Sanders, mother-in-law, Roberta Bonnell and his paternal and maternal grandparents.


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Visitation

Wednesday

3

Apr

4:00 PM 4/3/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco

119 2nd Avenue Southwest
Cresco, IA 52136

Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco
119 2nd Avenue Southwest Cresco 52136 IA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

4

Apr

9:30 AM 4/4/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 4/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
Saetersdal

21477 County 30
Harmony, MN 55939

Saetersdal
21477 County 30 Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

4

Apr

10:30 AM 4/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
Saetersdal

21477 County 30
Harmony, MN 55939

Saetersdal
21477 County 30 Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Graveside

Thursday

4

Apr

11:15 AM 4/4/2019 11:15:00 AM
Saetersdal

21477 County 30
Harmony, MN 55939

Saetersdal
21477 County 30 Harmony 55939 MN
United States
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