Rick Mertins joined his mother in death on February 28, 2016, at the age of 56.
Rick for many years was a loving parent of Zachary, Tessa, Katrina and Karli, and spent hours coaching, encouraging and leading them through their formative years. He and their mother, Christy, provided a loving and caring relationship for them as they have grown into adults.
He is also survived by his father, Richard, and a sister, Lisa, who loved him throughout his life. The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, March 4, from 5:00 PM until the time of a service at 7:00 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family appreciated.
Rick was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.