Rick Prentice, 56, of Alexandria

Published 9:43am Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Updated 11:44am Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rick Prentice, 56, of Alexandria, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.


Rick Allen Prentice was born on Jan. 28, 1957, in Storm Lake, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Lena Mae (Sassman) Prentice. He moved with his family to Nelson, Minn., where he was baptized and confirmed in the Fahlen Lutheran Church.

Rick attended the Carlos School and graduated from the Jefferson High School in Alexandria in 1975.

Rick and Patricia Anderson were married on Jan. 30, 2009, at First Lutheran Church in Battle Lake. They lived in Alexandria, where he had worked at the Colonial Club, then Fingerhut for 30 years, at Tastefully Simple for eight years, and presently was working  for Menards.

He had built his own home, he enjoyed landscaping, old cars, painting, loved the outdoors and especially spending time with his family and friends. Rick was a member of the Eagles in Alexandria.

He is survived by his wife, Patty; parents, Lawrence and Lena Mae Prentice of Nelson; five siblings, Judy Miller, David (Carol) Prentice and Terry Prentice, all of Alexandria, Colleen Gibson of Baudette and Patty (Jim) Lindemann of Alexandria; two brothers-in-law, Craig (Deb) Anderson of Dilworth and Tim (Deb) Anderson of Alexandria; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; and by his dog, Abby.

Service: 11 a.m. Friday, at First Lutheran Church, Battle Lake

Visitation: Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service at the church

Clergy: Rev. Jake Dyrhaug

Burial: First Lutheran Cemetery, Battle Lake

Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Battle Lake


Condolences: www.glendenilson.com

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