Randy A. Van Sickle

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Randy A. Van Sickle

September 26, 1951 - September 04, 2018

Randy Allen Van Sickle, age 66 of Lake Washington, died unexpectedly, September 4, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mankato. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Monday at Northview North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato and will continue one hour before service at church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato.
Randy was born September 26, 1951 to Wilbur Harley and Donna Mae (Ahrens) Van Sickle in Northfield, MN. He graduated from Northfield High School in 1970 and furthered his education in North Carolina, Texas, and Los Angeles. Randy served his country with the U.S. Army from 1971-73 and was stationed in Germany. Randy was united in marriage to Colleen A. Stenzel on August 23, 1997 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Randy was employed by Frontier Communications for over 45 years. He enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting, playing with his granddaughter, taking care of his lawn, fixing anything, never having an idle moment, and making people laugh.
Randy is survived by his wife, Colleen; three children, Jill Van Sickle of Minneapolis, Cassidy (Clint) Van Boylan of Roseville and their daughter, Neve, Nicholas Van Sickle of Lake Washington; mother, Donna Webster of Northfield; five siblings, Terry (Carol) Van Sickle of Dundas, Susan (Bruce) Nelson of Red Wing, Kathy (Steve) Schmieg of South Haven, MN, Julie Sydnes of Northfield, and Nancy Thiessen of St. Cloud; mother-in-law, Mary Stenzel of Lake Washington; many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Randy was preceded in death by his father, Harley; step-father, Duane Webster; father-in-law, Charlie Stenzel; and extended family.
Published on September 6, 2018
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(Mary) Kay (Schommer) Smith
Sep 14, 2018
Our deepest sympathies to Cousin Colleen, son Nicholas, and all those who loved Randy. What a heart breaking loss. Our thoughts and love are with you.
Nord van Spijk
Sep 12, 2018
So sorry to hear this, our condolences to all the relatives.
Peter Borchert
Sep 11, 2018
Randy was extremely pleasant to be around and had a great sense of humor as well. So sorry for your loss.
Sr. Mary Volz, C.R.
Sep 09, 2018
My condolence for the loss of your husband, father and brother, brother in-law and son-in-law. It was good to get to know him as my father married Colleen's mom. The laugh of the wedding was that Mary got married to show her daughter how to do it. Colleen and Randy were married after my dad's remarriage to her mom. It has been a privilege to get to know the family and to accept new members to the family.
Barb Erdner Christenson, cousin
Sep 07, 2018
I am so sorry to hear about Randy. I’ve never heard anything but good about him. My deepest condolences from Florida.
Joyce Forcelle
Sep 07, 2018
Randy was one of the sweetest people I've ever had the pleasure of working with. He treated all of his Frontier customers like they were the only ones who mattered. Our deepest sympathies to Colleen and Randy's entire family from the folks at WINCO.
gloria stenzel
Sep 06, 2018
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Know that I am here for you if you need to talk or whatever. I love you guys!
Aunt Gloria
Mary (Erdner) Jacobsen
Sep 06, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories. Hugs & Prayers from Georgia.
Annette Nimmo
Sep 06, 2018
Sweet Collen, my heart is breaking for you and your family. You are in our thoughts during this tough time. I'm sending lots of love, hugs and prayers from Colorado.
SANDRA GRIEVES
Sep 06, 2018
Randy took care of the old phone system and installed a new system in the 17 years that I worked at Winco, Inc. in Le Center. I don't think I have ever met a nicer person and am extremely saddened to read this news. My deepest sympathy to you Colleen and the rest of Randy's family.