Elton Black & Son Funeral Home

3295 East Highland Road, Highland, MI


Samuel Edward Rickel

May 28, 1950October 8, 2019

Samuel E. Rickel of Howell, passed away October 8 2019 at 69 years of age.

Beloved husband of Melody. Loving father of Marc (Katrina Hiler) Rickel. Proud grandfather of Amanda, Brandon and Cameron. Treasured great-grandfather of Ian Johnson. Brother of Roger (Sherry) Rickel.

Mr. Rickel was very talented with mechanics. He enjoyed working on motors, engines, electronics and liked riding his tractor and motorcycle.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 11:00am at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Road. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm. Burial will take place at 2:00pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Holly.

Memorial contributions suggested to a charity of donor's choice.


  • Visitation Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Burial Monday, October 14, 2019


Samuel Edward Rickel

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Nancy Zanger

October 12, 2019

you are a good man an you will be truly missed by all.

Roger Rickel

October 12, 2019

You were a great brother and friend. You will truly be missed. Love ya

Katrina Hiler

October 11, 2019

You will always be in my heart.you had a great personality and loved being there for you.

Jennifer Gollnick

October 11, 2019

I will miss you u are a great man

Marc Rickel

October 11, 2019

Love you Dad.