John's live streamed funeral mass can be viewed below starting at 1:30 PM:
John P. Krick, 76, passed away at Sanford Health in the early morning on Saturday, March 26, 2022, surrounded by his family. John was survived by his wife Paulette of 53 years, and children Andrea (Brian), Jeff, and Kathy (Jared); grandchildren Hailey, Jordyn, Levi, Austin, Quinn, and Jonah; and great grandchildren Dawson, Emry, Cora, Hendrix and Lydia. John grew up and attended school in Bisbee, ND. After high school, he served in the United States Army in Vietnam. Upon returning home, John farmed the Krick family homestead for 23 years. John and Paulette moved to Fargo over 20 years ago to be close to family. John was a jack of all trades and a master of many. He was extremely skilled in woodworking and created many heartfelt creations that his family will deeply treasure. John had many great accomplishments, but being a grandpa (Papa John) was the greatest of all. He was a quiet man who really loved nothing more than to watch his children, grandchildren, and his great grandchildren mingle, tease, laugh, and especially loved to watch his family interact. John was preceded in death by many family members and friends that all had a special place in his heart. The family requests that those who wish to express sympathy to consider making a donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 941 in Fargo-Moorhead or the American Heart Association – charities near and dear to our hearts. John's Video Tribute can be viewed below:

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  1. “Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” Our prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  2. Andrea and family, so sorry for your loss…our thoughts and prayers are with you…so hard to lose someone so special in your lives…take care my friend…memories keep him forever in your heart. Hugs!

  3. Paulette and family….I am so sorry for your loss. It’s been many years since I’ve seen you and John, Paulette, but you two made a lovely couple. What a remarkable life he had. Love and prayers ❤️ to all of you.

  4. Dear Cousins, we are Sending our Prayers and love to you all. May God keep you in his arms.

  5. To Paulette, Andrea, Jeff, and Kathy. I am so sorry to hear that John has left us. I have very fond memories of him as we grew up and especially after he married my friend.

  6. Can you imagine the pinochle game going on in heaven right now? Gramma Carrie has all of her boys in one place now with Dougie by their side. So sorry for your loss! Sending my love to u all.

  7. May God comfort Paulette and family and friends at this time. May the memories and good times lift them up.

  8. So sorry to hear of John’s passing. I always enjoyed talking to you and John when walking in to Sunday mass. He will be missed. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

  9. Sorry to hear of the passing of my boyhood friend John Krick. My condolences to the Family. The Kricks lived 2 houses down from us at Bisbee. As young kids a few of us hung out together in the old neighborhood riding bikes, playing “kick the can” and other games. Sometimes played from morning to night until the town siren rang to remind us to go home. Reminds me of a Norman Rockwell upbringing. I remember when son Jeff scored the 100th point in a preliminary basketball game the year (1989) that Bisbee/Egeland won the State Class B Basketball Tournament. May the Soul of John be with The Lord!!

  10. Paulette and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about John’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Paulette I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. It has been a few years since we have have visited (fps credit union). Please know I am thinking about you and your family during this difficult time.

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