Richard "Rick" O'Rourke, age 71, of Mapleton, MN, formerly of Minnesota Lake, MN, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30 AM, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake, with Fr. Eugene Stenzel officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Peace Cemetery in Minnesota Lake. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.brussheitner.com.
Rick is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jim, and 2 sisters: Karen Schulz and Monica "Mickey" Merlino; and father in-law, Donald Miller.
He is survived by his wife Kay of Mapleton; son, Mike (wife Roxanne) O'Rourke of Mankato; grandsons: Jordan (wife Jenny) O'Rourke of Mapleton, MN and Logan O'Rourke (Michaela Hislop) of Owatonna, MN; mother-in-law, Arbutus Miller of Wells; brothers and sisters-in-law: Susan (husband Jack) Carlson of Olivia, MN, Steve Miller of Wells, MN, and Lori (husband Bob) Shure of Lake Washington, MN; and many nieces and nephews and their families.
Published on  February 13, 2017