Obituary of Carl Ricker
At Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Lucknow, on Sunday, January 15th, 2023, Carl Ricker of Wingham passed away peacefully at the age of 78.
Devoted husband of Nolda (Vandenbroek) Ricker of Wingham. Loving dad of Valerie & Darryl Atkins of New Zealand, Bob & Kirsty Ricker of Kitchener, Jennifer & Dan Bonin of Stevensville, Leah Kulas of Vancouver and Lindsay Kulas & Tom Brindley of Dungannon. Cherished grandpa of twelve and great-grandpa of one. Dear brother of Gary Ricker, Diane Prysiazniuk, Karen & Andy Kohut, Marlene Jefferies, Donna & Ray Griffin and Joan Sanders and brother-in-law of Bonnie Ricker. Carl will be lovingly remembered by Nolda’s siblings and their families and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Bob & Hilda Ricker, step-father Roy Swick, brother Stanley Ricker, sister-in-law Dawn Ricker and brother-in-law Bud Sanders.
Carl served as a police officer both with the Ontario Provincial Police and part-time with the Wingham Police Service for many years until his retirement.
A funeral service will be held at the McBurney Funeral Home, on Friday, January 20th at 1:00 p.m. A celebration of Carl’s life will follow at the Wingham Legion from 2:00-5:00 p.m. The service will be live-streamed, please click here to view the service. Final resting place, Wingham Cemetery.
Flowers are gratefully declined, however please consider a memorial donation to Alzheimer Society of Huron County.