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Racine Horlick Alumni 1965

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Randall James Laehr
Randall James Laehr RACINE – Randall James Laehr, 67 passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at his residence. Randy was born in Racine on July 5, 1947 to Everett G. Laehr and Irene M. (nee: Hudak) Laehr. Randy was a kind, generous, charitable person. He dearly loved his family and the time spent with them. He looked forward to his weekly “Lodge” meetings with his buddies. His pride and joy was to travel to his cabin for the past 18 years. He was also an avid fisherman and golfer. Randy was a devoted Christian and never wavered in his faith. He served as president for the church council for several terms at Gethsemane Lutheran Church. Most recently, he was a member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection where he also served on the Church Council. Randy worked for S.C. Johnson as a chemical engineer for Research and Development, retiring in 2008, after 37 years. Randy served his country in Vietnam with the United States Air Force. Randy is survived by his children; Sarah (Billy) Aldridge, Carrie (David Harris) Laehr, Fred (Jaisy Peskie) Laehr and his grandchildren; Chloe Jeffrey, JD Aldridge and Matthew Aldridge, and Wrigley Laehr. He is also survived by his twin sister, Sandy (Don) Miller; nieces and nephews; Jody (Ted) Riendeau, Jeff (Tammy) Miller, Julie (Max) Munoz and many other relatives and friends. Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Irene Laehr, his sister, Barb Laehr and his beloved boxer and best friend, Tyson. Services for Randy will be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio Street in Racine. Visitation is from 10:00 am until the time of service at Noon. Pastor Roger Black will officiate. Interment with full military honors will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank Dr. Mullane and his staff, especially Lisa in treatment, and the Wheaton Franciscan Home Hospice staff for their kind and compassionate care.

Published in Racine Journal Times on September 17, 2014