Timothy C. Ruzicka, 59

Timothy Charles Ruzicka, age 59, of Delano, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

A private celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Timothy was born Oct. 21, 1959, in Minneapolis, 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.

He married Gail Ann Shaw Aug. 1, 1987, at the United Methodist Church in Clarkfield, MN. 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 (fiancée 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; and nephews Andy (Kaitlin) Ruzicka and their children Brooklyn and Logan; Nathan Franey, Eric Long, Patrick Long, and Nick (Gwen) Shaw and their children Brynn, Eve, Stella and Grace.

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