Timothy John RushenbergThere will be a celebration of life service Aug. 7 for Timothy John Rushenberg, 46, formerly of Silver Bay, who passed away Oct. 2, 2009, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.
There will be a celebration of life service Aug. 7 for Timothy John Rushenberg, 46, formerly of Silver Bay, who passed away Oct. 2, 2009, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.
He will be laid to rest Aug. 7 at the Beaver Bay Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. The celebration of life and lunch at the Beaver Bay Recreational Center will follow.
Tim was born Aug. 22, 1963, in Two Harbors, to John and Rita Rushenberg of Silver Bay. He graduated from William Kelley High School in 1981.
He received a degree in electronics at Dunwoody Institute and a degree in business management at Cardinal Stritch University.
Tim’s interests while in high school were sports, hunting with his grandpa, and work at Jacobsen’s Hardware and Lutsen Mountains – where he became a full-time National Ski Patrol member.
He was hired by 3M in 1984. His first job with was in Nevada, Mo., as a maintenance instrument technician. He then transferred to various 3M plants in St. Paul. Three years ago he moved to Hutchinson, where he worked as a plant engineering team advisor and celebrated his 25-year anniversary with the company in April 2009.
Tim enjoyed skiing, drag racing, hiking, biking, fishing, and especially enjoyed time spent at his cabin on Potato Lake. The love of his life were his daughters, Jessica and Katie.
Tim’s life was devoted to the giving of his time and talents to others. He was a eucharistic minister; treasurer and past Grand Knight of Council 4145; a member of the Eagles; and a member of the Hutchinson Leadership Institute. He devoted many hours volunteering to help others.
Survivors include his daughters, Jessica and Katie of St. Paul; father and mother, John and Rita Rushenberg of Becker; brother, Patrick (Vanessa) Rushenberg and nephew Timothy John Rushenberg of Albuquerque; former wife, Holly Rushenberg of St. Paul; and many loving friends and family members.