Richard Kinneman 1958-2023


Richard Lee Kinneman, 64, Prescott, Wis., unexpectedly passed away at his home on Jan. 17, 2023. Rick was born on Nov. 24, 1958 to Robert and Rochelle Kinneman in Red Wing, Minn. After Rick graduated from Prescott high school in 1977, he enlisted in the US Army, choosing Mechanics and Engineering as his job interest, which lead to his occupation as an Aviation Mechanic. Rick dedicated his entire career to working with companies that were contracted with the military. Rick was stationed in Seoul, South Korea. There he met and married his wife, Sue, in 1979 and went on to have three children, Craig, Melissa, and Matthew.

Rick began his career in Germany for three years and then returned to Seoul, South Korea working on the military base until he retired in 2019. Rick then returned back to his hometown of Prescott, Wis.

Rick relished taking part in track racing showing off his supercharged Mustang. Rick had a passion for fishing, golfing, grilling foods, and especially, cherished time with family at his cabin on Nancy Lake in Minong, Wis.

Rick is survived by his wife Sue and daughter Melissa (Kevin). He is also survived by his siblings Rebecca (Rick) Wilds, Ronald (Debbie) Kinneman, Randall (Pamela) Kinneman, and Russell (Deb) Kinneman. Along with nieces and nephews.

Rick was preceded in death by his sons Craig and Mathew, and parents Robert and Rochelle Kinneman. A private service was held with only immediate family. Arrangements are entrusted to O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Prescott, www., 715-262-5404