In Memory

Rick Wing (Arnold)


May 1, 2011
Messenger News

SHAKOPEE, Minn. - Rick James Arnold, 49, Shakopee, died Friday April 8, 2011 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Minneapolis, MN. Rick was born on July 19, 1961, the son of Martin and Jane (Renz) Wing originally of Fort Dodge.

Most recently living in Shakopee, Minnesota, Rick attended Fort Dodge High School, Fort Dodge, Iowa, and graduated from Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins CO. With a little encouragement from his mother Rick graduated from Larimer County Technical College as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Rick worked as a nurse for over 20 years before his heart condition ended his career.

Rick is survived by his mother Jane Renz and husband Randy Renz of Fort Collins CO, his father Martin Wing and Jaci Pardun of Grain Valley, MO, his older sister Kelley Gregory of Shakopee, MN and younger sister Michelle Wing of Fort Collins, CO a very special nephew Andy Gregory (Shakopee, MN) and fiancee Amanda Berggren (White Bear Lake, MN), Grandfather Jim Arnold of Fort Collins, CO, Grandmother Mavis Paul of St. Peter, MN and his special cousins Kris Wade (Katy, TX) and Kim Tilkes (Mason City, IA) and their beautiful families and great friends who provided joy to Rick. The family of Rick Arnold welcomes your e-mail at

Rick was predeceased by Grandmother Betty Arnold, Great-Grandmother Betty King and Grandfather Marlo Wing.

A celebration of Rick's life will be at the lake later this summer.