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Rick “Saus” Kay, age 61, of rural Wakefield

Posted: 17 August, 2017

Funeral services for Rick “Saus” Kay, age 61, of rural Wakefield will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be at Our Savior Lutheran Church on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with family present. Arrangement are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. He passed away Wednesday at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. Memorials may be directed to Rick’s Family for later designation.

Rick “Saus” Dean  Kay was born April 1, 1956, in Wakefield to Donald Dean and Margaret Wilhelmina (Voss) Kay. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wayne. Rick grew up on the family farm southeast of Wayne. He attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Wayne High School. Rick married Peg Pinkelman June 25, 1982. From this union three daughters were born. Rick made a career of farming and numerous mechanic jobs. In 2002, he took over the family farm when his father retired. In his free time, he enjoyed tractor/pick up pulling, bowling, and attending his daughters’ activities. Rick loved socializing with his numerous friends and family and most of all spending time with his grandkids!

Rick is survived by his daughters, Nikki (Jared “Romeo”) Schmader of West Point, Tanya Kay (Franco Andres) of Sioux City, IA, and C.J. (Craig “Boomer”) Eddie of Chadron; four grandchildren, Adrianna and Jadyn Perez, Elijah Andres, and Braxton Schmader; siblings, Denise (Roger) Fredrickson of Wayne, Duane “Butch” (Jodi) Kay of Wayne, and Mary Ann (Curtis) Roberts of Wakefield; aunts and uncle, Betty Ann (Marvin) Andersen of Hoskins, Beverly Voss of Winside, and Lavila Voss of Winside, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Rick was preceded in death by his father, Donald, August 17, 2015, his mother, Margaret, July 7, 2017; grandparents; aunts and uncles.



Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100
hasemannfuneralhome.com 



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