May 24, 1954-July 21, 2013
MINNEOTA – Services for Randall “Randy” Obe, 59, of Minneota are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Visitation will continue from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. A private burial will take place at a later date.
Randy died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall after a short battle with cancer.
Randall Reuben Obe was born May 24, 1954, in Marshall, to Reuben and Anna “Peggy” (Strand) Obe. He grew up in Minneota and graduated from Minneota High School in 1973. On April 15, 1978, he was united in marriage to Sheree Boe. Randy worked doing road construction for McLaughlin & Schulz and then Midwest Asphalt. He later took a job as the head greenskeeper at the Minneota Golf Course to be closer to home while his kids were busy with various activities. After the kids grew up, he took a job as a paver operator for Bituminous Roadways. Randy loved spending time with friends and family. He also enjoyed playing golf and Texas hold ’em poker. Often he could be heard playing the spoons to a Johnny Cash song. On occasion, he could also be found at a local casino.
Survivors include his wife, Sheree, of Minneota; children, Travis of St. Louis Park, Taylor of Sioux Falls and Tenille of Ghent; siblings Diane Ness of Redwood Falls, Lonna (and Rod) Stensrud of Minneota, Jim Obe of Minneota, Susan (and Ben Jr.) Pohlen of Minneota, Butch Obe of Henning, Brian (and Marge) Obe of Minneota, Nadine (and Dennis) Kor of Minneota and LouAnn (and Dan) Endries of the Netherlands; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers-in-law Vince Ness and Paul Larson and sister-in-law JoAnn Obe.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors