Richard 'Rick' Scott English

NEW BUFFALO — Richard “Rick” Scott English, 51, of New Buffalo, MI, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, MI.

Rick was born on Dec. 3, 1967, in Bellflower, CA, to Richard Alan and Mary Elizabeth “Pat” (Conlin) English. On Jan. 28, 1995, in LaPorte, IN, he married Kari Ann Biggerstaff.

Rick received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Purdue University and was a sales engineer with NY Blower in LaPorte, IN. He was an artisan, craftsman, and very creative; he enjoyed the outdoors - especially camping, kayaking, and snowmobiling; but most of all he loved his family – his wife and children and his canine companion Audrey.

Rick is survived by his wife Kari; children – Kamren English of Michigan City, IN, and Riley English of New Buffalo, MI; his mother – Pat English of New Buffalo; sister – Kristina (Paul) Smith of Ft. Wayne, IN; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father – Richard Alan English in 1995.

The family received friends for a time of visitation on Saturday, June 29, at Sommerfeld Chapel in New Buffalo, followed by a Celebration of Rick’s Life at the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Pickens officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at

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