Richard Dean “Rick” Siebenmorgen

, 55, of Hiawatha, died Thursday evening, August 23, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital in Kansas City, KS, from injuries he received July 28, 2018, on his motorcycle.

He was born February 21, 1963, one of seven children born to Louis and Lois Loyd Siebenmorgen and had lived in the Hiawatha area nearly all of his life.  

He grew up on a farm near Hiawatha, where he attended school and graduated from Hiawatha High School with the class of 1981.  After graduation, he started his work career as a farm hand, worked at Flair Fold for a number of years, Bestway, all done prior to driving a truck.  Rick has driven a concrete truck for Midwest Ready Mix in Hiawatha for the past several years.

Rick was a dedicated member of Abate District #11, of Hiawatha.  He enjoyed his family, loved riding his motorcycle, fishing—anything to do with being outdoors.  He was a simple man!

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Lisa Mackey of Falls City, Nebraska in 2006; and an infant daughter Marilyn.

Survivors include his son Bryan Siebenmorgen (Tera Mitcham); brothers Louis Jr. Siebenmorgen (Jan), Terry Siebenmorgen (JoLynn), Brad Siebenmorgen (Heather), Tim Siebenmorgen; two sisters:  Debbie Roland (Herb), and Kim Siebenmorgen (Coco); and several nieces and nephews.  A long time, dear friend of the family is Peggy Gibson-Siebenmorgen.

As his request, he was cremated with a visitation planned for Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Fisher Community Center in Hiawatha from 5 until 8 p.m.  Private inurnment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Mercier.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Rick Siebenmorgen Memorial Fund, sent in care of the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.

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