David Minnick, 73David Raymond Minnick, 73, of Red Wing died Saturday, Feb. 23, of heart failure, at the Casa Grande Regional Medical Center in Casa Grande, Ariz.
David Raymond Minnick, 73, of Red Wing died Saturday, Feb. 23, of heart failure, at the Casa Grande Regional Medical Center in Casa Grande, Ariz.
He was born on Feb. 23, 1940, in Red Wing to Raymond and Esther (Erickson) Minnick. He graduated from Red Wing High School in 1958 and then took masonry training in Milwaukee. He worked for Lawrence Construction; Hernlem Cartage, which was Murphy Freight Line; and then he owned and operated R. W. Cartage Company for over 20 years. He then worked for Yellow Freight Line and Munson Trucking before working for the City of Red Wing, which he retired from. He was married on July 11, 1981, to Connie Myers.
He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, and family cruises on the lakes. His family recalls how he always enjoyed life to the fullest, whether it is was a good laugh, kidding around, or having a good time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Connie; three sons, Anthony "Tony" (Randi) Minnick of Minneapolis, Darren (Jennie) Asleson of Farmington, and Keith Asleson of Goodhue; seven grandchildren, Travis, Manton, Taylor, Cole, Jacob, Brynn, and Cara; son-in-law, Bill McKinley of Red Wing; and daughter-in-law Gail Eischen-Minnick of Belle Plaine.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer Minnick-McKinley; one son, Thomas Minnick; his parents; and one sister, Diane Bakke.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at First Lutheran Church with Rev. Brian Scott officiating. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be for 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation.
Funeral arrangements are by the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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