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October 11, 1992 – Friday, March 14, 2014

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael, MN
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Monday, March 17th, 2014
4-8 P.M.

Ryan Michael Gapinski, age 21, of St. Michael passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014.

He was born on October 11, 1992 in Coon Rapids the son of Michael J. & Cindy A. (Lambrecht) Gapinski.

Ryan was a 2011 graduate of St. Michael-Albertville High School.

He was employed at J& B Meats in St. Michael.

Ryan enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors, loved trying new things, bow fishing competions, indoor bean bags tournaments and just enjoyed life!

He was a member of The St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael and belonged to the Knights of Columbus Council # 4176.

Ryan is survived by his parents: Michael & Cindy Gapinski of St. Michael; a brother and two sisters: Andrew Gapinski of Monticello, Rebecca and Ann Gapinski of St. Michael; grandparents: Wally & Darlene Lambrecht of Otsego; aunts, uncles and many cousins.

Preceded in death by his grandparents: Richard and Theresa Gapinski.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ryan Gapinski will be held on Tuesday, March 18th at 11:00 A.M. at The St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael.
Interment St. Francis Cemetery in Buffalo.

A visitation will be held on Monday, March 17th from 4-8 P.M. at The St. Michael Catholic Church. Further visitation will be held on Tuesday morning one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Chad Barthel, Shaun Little, Myles Fehn, Mitch Fehn, Myles Fricke and Patrick Moritz.

11 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mindy Lenneman

    My thoughts & prayers are with your family.

  2. Karla johnson

    Ryan touched everyone’s life that he met. He will be missed by all. We lost a treasure. Prayers, hugs and much love to the family.
    Karla & Ron

  3. Steve Fenske

    Mike, Cindy and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you! Ryan was such a happy guy even when he was little.

    Steve Fenske and Anna Schoen and family

  4. Robin Lewis

    Mike, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers durning this difficult time.

  5. Bruce Varner

    I m so sorry to hear of Ryan s passing.My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

  6. Carol Carter

    My thoughts and prayer are with you in your time of such a great loss. May you find comfort in your memories of Ryan along with family and friends. Ryan was a wonderful young man and will be greatly missed.

  7. Theresa M. Wettschreck

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.

  8. Jim, JoAnn, Nicole and Christina Rolfzen

    So sorry for your loss. Ryan had such an amazing spirit and zest for life. He was so fun in Vegas. We were always shaking our heads and laughing at him on the trip! He will be greatly missed by our family! Thought and prayers with you all.

  9. Travis & Heather

    Mike, Cindy, Andy, Rebecca & Anne,

    Our hearts and thoughts are hugging you tightly. Please call on us for anything you need.

    We love you deeply!
    Love Always,
    Trav, Heather, Sabrina & Brittany Bermel

  10. Amy Valek

    My heartfelt condolences. I cannot begin to understand what you must be going through and I pray that God will give you peace and strength. I absolutely adored Ryan and his infectious smile and positive attitude…seeing him was always a day-brightener. He will be greatly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Jessica Weldele Handt

    My condolences to all of you especially Ryan’s parents. Losing a child is so hard. I know the hurt. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Even though the world is much darker right now, God is always with you!


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