Age 56, passed away May 9, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born February 15, 1956, in Lansing. Tim was a quality engineer at Ogihara America for 24 years. He enjoyed bowling and coaching Holt softball. Tim was a loving family man who always put his family first.
Surviving are: his wife of 36 years, Gina; daughters, Marie (Chris) Beasley of East Lansing and Randi (Shane Turner) Ryckman of Haslett; grandchildren, Finnigan and Phoenix Beasley; mother, Edith Schafer of Lansing; brothers, Dale (Sherry) Ryckman of Holt and Wendell (Margaret) Ryckman of Brighton. He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Ryckman.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Holt-Delhi Chapel with Pastor Bob Carpenter, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Holt. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Breslin Cancer Center in memory of Tim Ryckman.