Ricky ‘Rick’ Lyle Henrichs

Ricky ‘Rick’ Lyle Henrichs passed away on October 17th, 2023, at his home, surrounded by family. Rick was born in Merrill on September 11th, 1955, son of the late Lylas and Ethel (Kleinschmidt) Henrichs. He attended Trinity Lutheran School and Merrill High School. He worked at various positions in Merrill, with 33 years at Rite Screen.

Rick married the love of his life, Beverly Allen on Christmas Eve, 1978 and enjoyed 45 years of marriage. Their first date was at the Grand Theater in Wausau for an Elvis Presley tribute on the big screen. He enjoyed rock and country music which he played frequently on the weekends. He built and drove stock cars at Tomahawk and Wausau speedways, enjoyed motorcycling, fishing, and hunting. But he was most happy living in his cottage in the woods with Beverly.

Rick is survived by his wife Beverly; daughters Robbin (Jan) Seehafer and Christine Zuelsdorff, both of Merrill; grandchildren Valerie (Jeremy) Wilmink, Schylur (Alexandria) Seehafer, Olivia (Brogan) Aarrestad, and Noah Wilmink; sisters Kate Whitt and Patricia (Larry) Schwartz; brother-in-Law Mark Allen; sister-in-law Joanne (Monty) Sczygelski; and many nieces and nephews. 

Rick was preceded in death by his parent; infant brother Bruce; brother-in-law Donald Whitt, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Barbara and Donald Schuster; and mother-in-law Margaret Taylor.

A celebration of life will be held at S&S Bar, Grand Avenue, Merrill, Saturday, November 11th 1-5pm.

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Merrill, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com

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