Norman Ricker |

Norman Ricker

A celebration of life was held with family and friends on Aug. 25 for Norman E. Ricker. Mr. Ricker passed away Aug. 20 in Lincoln. He was 94.

Mr. Ricker was born July 17, 1913, to Mabel Hart and Earl Ricker in Pasadena. He graduated from Pasadena City College and was a member of the Tournament of Roses Association. He spent many memorable days on the field at the Rose Bowl, announcing football games with his brother, Earl.

On April 2, 1938, he married Maxine.

Mr. Ricker spent his professional life at Pacific Telephone in Los Angeles and San Francisco, where he held various management positions. At age 62, he retired to Lake of the Pines. He and his wife moved to Lincoln in 2003.

Mr. Ricker enjoyed boating and music in his free time. He lived a full and wonderful life. His generosity and caring nature will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

Mr. Ricker is survived by his wife of 69 years, Maxine; twin daughters Cheryl and Carol; son-in-law, Marty; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Evangeline. He was preceded in death by a young daughter, Vicki; his mother; his father; and his brother.

Memorial contributions can be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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