In memory of
Richard S. (Rick) Michalski
Richard S. (Rick) Michalski Van Meter Rick Michalski, 64, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at McLaren's Chapel with a private family burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation with Rick's family will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at McLaren's. Rick was born in Atlantic, IA to Millard "Mike" and Jean Michalski and lived in Van Meter for the last 40 years. He had worked for Elliott Aviation since 1990 and was currently Vice-President and Des Moines Office General Manager. Rick was a loving husband, father, son and grandfather who lived life to the fullest and did exactly what he wanted to do. He had a love for the outdoors and could outfish and outhunt anybody. He watched all his boys play football for Van Meter and enjoyed the Iowa Hawkeyes. Rick was a man of honor and integrity and was an entertaining storyteller. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lindsay; three sons, Trenton "Trent" (Chrissy) of Van Meter, Troy (Katie) of Winterset, and Todd (Falon) of Van Meter; five grandchildren, Aidan, Caleb, Keira, Maddox and Makenzie; parents, Mike and Jean of Audubon; brother, Michael (Sandy) of Dentville, MS; and a sister, Susie (Pete) Klindt of Des Moines. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for future designation.
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