Rick 'Saus' Kay
Rick 'Saus' Kay, 61, of rural Wakefield, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Church in Wayne, Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne with family present.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
Memorials may be directed to the Kay family for later designation.
Rick “Saus” Dean Kay was born April 1, 1956 in Wakefield to Donald Dean and Margaret Wilhelmina (Voss) Kay. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wayne. Rick grew up on the family farm southeast of Wayne. He attended country school through eighth grade and graduated from Wayne High School. Rick married Peg Pinkelman June 25, 1982. From this union three daughters were born. Rick made a career of farming and numerous mechanic jobs. In 2002 he took over the family farm when his father retired. In his free time he enjoyed tractor/pick up pulling, bowling and attending his daughters’ activities. Rick loved socializing with his numerous friends and family and most of all spending time with his grandkids.
Survivors include his daughters, Nikki (Jared “Romeo”) Schmader of West Point, Tanya Kay (Franco Andres) of Sioux City, Iowa, and C.J. (Craig “Boomer”) Eddie of Chadron; four grandchildren, Adrianna and Jadyn Perez, Elijah Andres and Braxton Schmader; siblings, Denise (Roger) Fredrickson of Wayne, Duane “Butch” (Jodi) Kay of Wayne, and Mary Ann (Curtis) Roberts of Wakefield; aunts and uncle, Betty Ann (Marvin) Andersen of Hoskins, Beverly Voss of Winside, and Lavila Voss of Winside, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald, on Aug. 17, 2015, his mother, Margaret July 7, 2017; grandparents; aunts and uncles.