Funeral services for Roger G. Randall, age 84, of Albert Lea, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea. Rev. Dwight Netzer will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Roger died Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.
Roger Gayle Randall was born February 22, 1933 in Albert Lea, the son of Myron “Babe” and Louise (Weber) Randall. He grew up and attended school in Albert Lea. On March 4, 1961, he was united in marriage to Helen Bernice Schroeder in Mason City, Iowa. Roger worked for many years at Wilson’s and Farmstead. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Roger was also a member of the Eagle’s Club, Moose Club, and the American Legion. He enjoyed many sports, including football, baseball, and basketball, and was a big Vikings and Twins fan. He also enjoyed polka music, bands, and karaoke. Roger especially loved spending time with family at reunions or other get-togethers.
Roger is survived by Mr. and Mrs. Jay (Carol) Jolly, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne (Barb) Thorpe, Ms. Penny Schultz and companion Randall Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Mitch (Victoria) Heun, Jennifer O’Brien and fiancé Jerome St. John, Mr. and Mrs. Keith (Stacey) Michels, Ms. Shannon Risnes, Mr. Marlin “Buck” Risnes, Matthew Niesen, Adam Randall, Alyssa Olson, Samantha Schultz, Ashley Randall, Kenny Schultz, Casey Schultz, William Thorpe, Jazzmyn Jorgenson, sons-in-law, Steve Olson and Steve Jorgenson; sister-in-law, Naomi Randall; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Schroeder; dozens of great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces and nephews.
Roger was preceded in death by his father, Myron Randall; mother, Louise Weber Randall; wife, Helen B. Randall; daughters, Dorothy Olson and Gail Jorgenson; granddaughter, Courtnee Niesen; parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder; brother, Niles Randall; sister, Nancy Bronson; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews.