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(June 27, 1994 – September 2, 2015)

Dakota Rico, 21, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. He was born June 27, 1994 in Midland, to Valente and Sue (Boshaw) Rico. Dakota enjoyed socializing, hanging out with friends and watching Netflix. Music was what took him to his happy place. Dakota was a huge family kid. Anything family and Cody was there. He enjoyed spending time out on the water with his family. Dakota loved being with his daughter Rosalina and his nephew Landen He spent a lot of his days planning for his future because he knew he had love. Dakota is survived by his parents, Valente and Sue, daughter, Rosalina, girlfriend, Veronica Rosas, siblings, Ryan (Tiffany) Boshaw, Hunter (Jessica) Krick, and Valente Boshaw. He is also survived by his uncles, Merv (Tracie) Boshaw and Genaro Rico, aunts, Katherine (Curtis) Stewart, Janet Showalter, Virginia (Pat) Smith and Lusi Pulido and many cousins and friends.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on September 18, 2015 at Midland Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Gib Giblin officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10 am until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider his daughter in his memory.On line condolences can be left at smithminer.com