Rick has lived south of Hutchinson his entire life. He is married to Theresa. He has attended St. Anastasia Catholic Church and served in some manner since he was 9 years old. He has been a member of the Hutchinson Knights of Columbus for 50 years and is a member of the Hutchinson American Legion. In addition to farming, Rick worked for 3M in Hutchinson for 38 years. He still does some farming, about 160 acres. Rich began working for Hantge Funeral Chapels in 2000 and enjoys his various duties at the chapel.