As many of you know. Rick was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL--a cancer of the blood) in 2019. Since his diagnose, Rick along with the entire Kading family have done what they do....Fight Like Hell! This has included various treatments and care. Rick began experiencing issues with his lungs at the beginning of 2022. He continues to battle and was recently admitted to Mercy One hospital in Des Moines where he is currently receiving treatment. Rick, Mary, Karie, Lindsey, Heather and the entire family appreciate all of your concern. It has been difficult to respond back to all of those who love & care about Rick. We have started this page to continue to keep you updated.