Rick Patrick Saver, age 61, of Hutchinson, formerly of Shoreview, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 8, 2017.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Rick Patrick Saver was born on April 11, 1956, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was the son of Gerald and Janet (Schaefer) Saver. Rick was baptized as an infant on April 29, 1956 at St. Patrick’s Church in St. Paul and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 22, 1966 at St. Odilia Church in Shoreview, Minnesota. He was a graduate of the Mounds View High School Class of 1974.
Rick worked at Structural Specialties Incorporated in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Rick was an active racing member of the American Power Boat Association and U.S. Title Series Power Boat Racing. Rick is the 500CC Runabout National Champion of 2014 and a proud member of the Thirlby Racing Team. Rick has been racing for over forty years, a passion he inherited from his father. Rick also enjoyed hiking, horseback riding, and many other outdoor activities. He especially enjoyed spending time with his life partner, Beatrice, her children, family, and friends.
Rick unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 61 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Rick is survived by his:
Mother, Janet Saver of Shoreview, MN;
Siblings, Debra Jean Tyson of Forest Lake, MN,
Timothy Thomas Saver of Palisade, MN,
Michael Ray Saver of Gillette, WY,
Cynthia Marie Saver and her husband, Timothy Fitzgerald of Circle Pines, MN,
Thomas Jay Saver of Scandia, MN,
Gerald William Saver of Lindstrom, MN,
Donald Ray Saver of Ketchum, ID,
Sheri Ann Schlemmer and her husband, James of Bloomington, MN,
Wendy Marie Keran and her husband, Christopher of Lino Lakes, MN;
Nephews, Matt, Jesse, Daniel, Gene, Tommy, Tony, and Dusty;
Life Partner, Beatrice Forstrom of Hutchinson, MN;
Children of his Heart, Nichole Rose Forstrom and her husband, Chad Dack of Montevideo, MN,
Zachary John Forstrom of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren of his Heart, Evelyn Rose Forstrom;
Many other relatives and friends.
Rick is preceded in death by his Father, Gerald Saver; Brother, Michael Jay Saver; and Daughter of his Heart, Lauren Kelly Forstrom.