Gwen Rico, age 71 of Overland Park, KS died peacefully at home on Saturday October 9, 2021 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Gwen is survived by her loving husband Chuck, her daughter Andrea Dahlin (husband David), and her siblings Anna, Aaron Charlie, and Marc.
Gwen was born in New York City on New Year’s Day, 1950. She moved to San Francisco, CA in the 1970s where she met her husband Chuck. They were married on June 22, 1980. They enjoyed 41 years together filled with many adventures and travels, which were always accompanied by a good shot of espresso.
ServiceA memorial service will be held at The Church of the Resurrection in the Wesley Covenant Chapel (Bldg C), Leawood, KS on Saturday, November 6 at 3:00 pm.
Memorial ContributionsIn lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Church of the Resurrection’s Hunger Stopper Ministry or to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.