Jon Max Rice, 37

In Loving Memory
Jon Max Rice
October 22, 1982 – April 27, 2020

Jon Max Rice, 37, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020. He was born on October 22, 1982 to Jon and Debbie Rice (Kobe) in Hibbing, MN.
Jon was a graduate of White Bear Lake High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2002 and proudly served his country in Iraq. Jon enjoyed spending time outdoors golfing, snowboarding, fishing and hunting. He especially loved spending precious time with his son.
He is survived by his parents, Jon (Corie) Rice of Side Lake, MN and Deborah (Joe) Kobe of Ely, MN; his son, Jordan Rice, of Tower, MN; sisters Sarah (Brad) Westerberg of Hibbing, MN and Courtney (Josh) Engquist of St. Croix Falls, WI; his maternal grandfather Max Zoretic of Silver Bay, MN; step-siblings Nikki (Erik) Beissel of New Prague, MN and Shaun (Jess) Samuelson of Swanbourne, Australia; niece and nephews Hayden, Tyler, Noah, Audrey, Hugh, Lachlan, and Cole; many relatives and special friends.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Adeline Rice of Chisholm, MN; maternal grandmother Jean Zoretic of Ely, MN
A private family service was held at Landmark Funeral Home in Virginia, MN on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The family plans to honor and celebrate Jon’s life with extended family and friends after MN State Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.