Rickey E. Stenski, 56

StenskiRickeyWEBRickey E. Stenski, age 56 of Melrose, passed away at home due to complications of alcoholism on Monday, July 15, 2013.

A balloon release will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at the Sauk River Park in Melrose with a light lunch to follow at the Dam Bar in Melrose. Per Rickey’s wishes, no formal services will be held.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Sharon Lange-Stenski of Melrose; daughters, Heather of North Carolina and Samantha of Georgia; step-daughters, Amanda, Danielle (Ryan), and Melinda (Matt); grandson, Jenson; and step-grandchildren, Amelia and Ella.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.