January 16, 1962 - September 10, 2014


Tim Ringler, 52, of Staples, MN passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family and went home to be with the Lord and his dad.
Funeral services for Tim will be 11:00AM, Monday, September 15, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples, MN, with Pastor Steve Sveom officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather from 4-7 PM, Sunday, September 14, 2014 for visitation at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, MN. Staples Fire Department will be providing a full Honor Guard. Interment at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Staples, MN.

Tim was born January 16, 1962 in St. Barnabas hospital in Minneapolis, MN to Chip and Barb (Peterson) Ringler. Tim graduated from Staples High School in 1981 and graduated from the Staples Vo-Tech as a machinist. In his early years, Tim worked at the Community Center in Staples as a lifeguard and swim instructor, and was currently employed by Trident for 20 plus years. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed NASCAR, bowfishing, 4 wheeling, and snowmobiling. He was a firefighter for 20 years with the Staples Fire Department. Tim enjoyed spending time with his son, Alex and his family and friends.

Tim is survived by his mom, Barb; son, Alex; his bro, Kevin (Amy); nephew, Chris; aunts, uncles, cousins and his Fireman Family. He is preceded in death by his dad and grandparents. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, MN.