Ricky J. Lind, 67, Loogootee

Ricky J. Lind, 67, of Loogootee, died Monday, April 5, at his home. He was born in Carson City, Colorado, September 27, 1953, to John and Joann (Ehmke) Lind. He married Dorothy Wolf, she died on December 3, 2014. He married Lori Goodman May 13, 2017.

Ricky worked at Kimball for 30 years, was a color technician for Sherwin Williams for over 10 years, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Lind; three daughters, Jodi Schiavone and husband John, North Dakota, Michelle Uppencamp and husband David, Florida, and Jackie (Chrissie) Spaulding, Leavenworth; one son, Chad Lind and wife Tisha, Cotopaxi, Colorado; five step children, Kimberly, Angel, and Betty Gonzalez, all of Loogootee, Susie Thewes and husband Paul, Celestine, and Gene Harder and wife Jennifer, all of Dubois; 12 grandchildren; one sister, Betty King, English; and two brothers, Danny King, English, and Rusty Lenard and wife Christy, Leavenworth.

In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by one step-daughter, Denise Harder, and one sister, Debbie Harris.

Private family services will be held at a later date. The Becher-Kluesner Funeral home in Jasper is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.


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