Regina “Ricki” Anna Shutta

March 24, 1946 – May 24, 2022

U.S. Veteran

Regina “Ricki” Shutta

March 24, 1946 – May 24, 2022

Regina “Ricki” Shutta (nee Grudniski), age 76, of Holiday Shores, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 12:00 am at Edwardsville Crossing, Edwardsville, Illinois. She was born on March 24, 1946, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Ann Rother (nee Rollmann). She grew up in Hampton and Farmington, Minnesota

She enjoyed fishing, flying kites, and taking pictures of hot air balloons. She proudly served her country in the Navy and the Air Force Reserves.

She graduated from Farmington High School before joining the Navy and graduated from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1999.

Ricki was very active in the Edwardsville, Illinois American Legion Post #199, the local Women’s Veterans Group, and was a volunteer coordinator for OSF for 7 years.

She is survived by her partner, Marie Preimesberger; her 4 sons, John Barbey (Adrian and Brian), Joseph (Melissa) Barbey (Johanna); James (Jackqueline) Barbey (Jaden and Josanna), and Christopher Barbey (Nathan and Caitlyn); and 7 grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Barbara Rollmann; her mother, Anna Rother; and granddaughter Julia Barbey (Joe and Melissa).

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the White Funeral Home, 901 3rd St., Farmington, Minnesota. Burial will take place afterward at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Farmington, Minnesota.

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

White Funeral Home – Farmington

901 3rd Street

Farmington, Minnesota 55024