Timothy C. Ruzicka
July 30, 2019


Timothy Charles Ruzicka, age 59 of Delano, passed away at his home on July 30, 2019. He was born October 21, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Richard L. Ruzicka Sr and JoAnn M. (Olson). He graduated from Columbia Heights High School. Tim worked for Tasty’s Pizza in Columbia Heights and Arctic Fox LLC in Delano.

On August 1, 1987 he married Gail Ann Shaw at the United Methodist Church in Clarkfield, Minnesota. To this union one son, Daniel, was born in 1990.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and JoAnn; brother Steve Ruzicka; father-in-law and mother in-law Dean and Bonnie Shaw; brother-in-law Michael Shaw and niece Jennifer Leigh. He is survived by his wife Gail; son Daniel (fiancé Veronica Cofield); brother Rick (Michelle) Ruzicka, Jr; sister Lynn (Dave) Franey; aunt Merle Olson; sisters-in law Terri (Jon) Thostenson and Pamela Shaw; brother-in-law Scott (Trudy) Shaw; nieces Laura Engleby, Brandi (Erik) Nelson and their children Madeline and Leora; Megan Franey and Jennifer Ruzicka; nephews Andy (Kaitlin) Ruzicka and their children Brooklyn and Logan; Nathan Franey, Eric Long, Patrick Long, Nick (Gwen) Shaw and their children Brynn, Eve, Stella and Grace.

A Private celebration of life with inurnment in the Clarkfield City Cemetery at a later date.