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Randy M. Seitz

Randy M. Seitz

Randy M. Seitz, age 59 of Menomonie, formerly of Elmwood, died Saturday, April 08, 2017 at his home in Menomonie with his family by his side after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

Randy was born on August 28, 1957 in Menomonie. He was the son of Freeman and Dorothy (Anderson) Seitz. Randy was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant and lived with family his entire life: first with his parents in Elmwood and California, then, with his sister’s family in Missouri. Later, they moved to Menomonie in 2012, where he remained the rest of his life.

Randy loved spending time with people. He was known for his smile, his laughter, and his love of music. He always made friends wherever he went.

Randy is survived by his siblings: James “Jim” (Ruth) of Maplewood, MN, Carolyn (Roger) Lund of Menomonie and Debbie (Rick) Dodd of Mesquite, TX, nieces and nephews: Julie, Doug (Maia), Rob (Sarah), Melissa, Emily (Jairo), Elyse (Keith), Andrea (Ryan) and Olivia (Kingsley), other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and one nephew: Ryan Lund.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Elmwood with Rev. Guy Bergenthal officiating. Burial will be in the Poplar Hill Cemetery – Rock Elm, rural Elmwood. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the church on Tuesday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Elmwood is serving the family. 


  1. Robin (Gasteyer) Warner

    I was so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. I remember Randy being in church every Sunday. One particular Sunday he was upset--there was a light out and he knew it wasn't right. I also remember being one of the youngest to help with "patterning". May your faith keep you strong during this time.

  2. Dale W Knutson

    We were so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. May your memories of him sustain you during this difficult time. Please know that our prayers are with you.
    Dale and Dawn Knutson

  3. Catherine Gasteyer

    Dear Debbie, Carolyn, Jim and family,

    Our deepest condolences to you for your loss. We have special memories of spending time with Randy at your home and in church. I'll always remember Randy's great sense of humor. It was a privilege to know him.


    Cathy Gasteyer

  4. Theresa Cook

    So sorry for the loss of Randy. May you find peace and comfort in the kind words of friends and sharing great memories of Randy. He will be missed by many. Ill always remember singing "Hes got the whole world in his hands" with him and his smile.


    i would like to extend my condolences to the loss of your brother. i am the 2nd son of Grant & Charlotte
    Seitz. my oldest brother Craig whom passed away some yrs ago sister Kyle who also lives in buffalo city and youngest brother Blake who resides in Eau Claire.

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