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“I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Annatte Parker - Cleveland, OH

“I knew Ricky from Confirmation at church. I was a couple years ahead of him in Confirmation, and he was one helluva laugh for everyone. A couple...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Doddy K - Appleton, WI - Friend

“Mr and Mrs Stinemates I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Julie Nygaard - (pharmacy) ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Julie Nygaard

“Larry I am so sorry for the lose of your son may you and your family get through this hard time my prayers are with you ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Vanden Boogaard - Shiocton, WI

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Vanden Boogaard - Shiocton, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Vanden Boogaard - Shiocton, WI

“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Vanden Boogaard - Shiocton, WI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“We just adored Ricky, full of energy, fun spirited, and a huge heart. The family is In our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Mike and Chris blevins

“So very sorry for the loss of your son Ricky. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Cathy Rohan

“Dear Deb and Larry... am so sorry for your loss, I wish I was one of those people that could make everything better, but I can't mend broken hearts...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Judy and Chuck Haworth - Suamico, WI

“Words cannot explain the heartache we feel for the loss of your son Ricky. Larry, I remember the conversations we had about our sons Levi and Ricky...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Phil and Carol Johnson

“I needed to drop a word of encouragement to someone I always considered a good friend: Larry, I cannot imagine the grief you are going through but I...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Gregg Scheibe

“Larry and Deb, My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, I am so very sorry for your loss, may God comfort you in your time of sorrow. Please know you...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Danette Thieme

“Larry,I am so sorry to hear you lost your son. Sounds like you two were really close. Know he is in God's hands now & take care of yourself & your...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Vicki Kassube Dittmer

“Deb and Larry, I want you to know you are in my prayers at this tragic Time you are going thru. My heart goes out to you both. Take care and God...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Laurie Bowers

“We are so sorry. . Please know that I am praying for you during this difficult time. May God comfort you and your family at this difficult time. Our...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Steve and Nancy Dorsey

“Our deepest condolences to Larry, Deb, and your family. Ricky was a fixture at our house for many years, and we thought the world of him. He was...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Nate and Jodi McBride - Appleton, WI

“Dear Debbie & Larry and Families, Our hearts are broken from your loss of Ricky. We are thinking and praying for you all. Much Love...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Susan Lutz

“I give my condolences. I knew him since he was in 6th grade and seeing this was hard. I know he is in a better place now and he will be watching over...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Bethany Wallenfang - Hortonville, WI

“My deepest condolences Larry and Deb. Ricky was one of Nick's deerest friends. Ricky always walked in my house and sat down and would visit with ...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Tammy Dvorak - New Holstein, WI

Richard “Ricky” Stinemates, 20, passed away as the result of a tragic car accident on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Ricky was born on October 8, 1996 in Cleveland Ohio to Larry and Debra Stinemates and he attended Appleton East High School. He was a fun loving person who always brought a smile to everyone’s face. Ricky was a truck enthusiast and enjoyed working on trucks, it seems he always had a different one. Despite his short time with us Ricky’s life had a tremendous impact on his many friends and family. He never realized how important he was to all who were fortunate enough to know him He had a true kindness about him and cared about all people. Ricky was our miracle and Dad’s best buddy. Ricky is survived by his parents Larry and Debra Stinemates, his dog Cookie, God parents, Greg and Nancy Otto, aunts and uncles; Vicky and Steve Tremmel, Julie and Wade Morschauser, Rick and Kelley Otto, Steve Stinemates, and Michele and Tom Schelble, cousins; Meghan, Jon, Lisa, Amber, Alex, BreAnna, Michael, Travis, Jade, Jana, Jami, Kayley and Delaney, other cousins, a special great aunt Millie, great aunts and great uncles. Ricky is also survived by his lifelong friends; C.J. Brandon, Adam, Drew, Daniel and Jordan and his soulmate Brittany Van Patten. Ricky was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Richard and Delores Otto and paternal grandparents Donald and Lorraine Stinemates. The memorial service for Ricky will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM at ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 912 N. Oneida St. A time of visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the first responders and all who helped at the accident scene.