Richard "Rick" Kutzner, 61, of Marshalltown, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 2 until 3 p.m. also at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences, please visit; www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Rick and his family.
Rick was born July 5, 1951, to Ernest and Joyce (Bleakley) Kutzner. Rick was a lifelong resident of Marshalltown and graduated from high school in 1969 then attended community college for two years. On Aug. 14, 1982, he married the love of his life Deni Fiscus in Marshalltown. Rick worked with the Marshalltown School District in Custodial Services and Transportation for 20 years. He enjoyed all sports whether it be the Vikings, Twins or his beloved Hawkeyes. Rick played basketball and also coached a girls softball team. Rick loved to play cards, especially cribbage and also collected coins. He was a very likable guy with a great sense of humor and loved the time he spent with his family and grandchildren and the 4th of July birthday celebrations with his family in Clear Lake. He will be missed by many.
Rick is survived by his wife of 30 years Deni, of Marshalltown; daughter Megan Kutzner, of Marshalltown; brother Ronald Kutzner, of Marshalltown; grandchildren: Julian, Sara and Jahda and good friend David Leach.
Rick is preceded in death by both of his parents and grandparents.