Randy Kent Thoen passed away on October 31, 2019, while vacationing in Kauai. He was born on March 31, 1958, to Arnold (Bud) and Patricia Thoen in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the second of two children. He had an older sister Candy, whom he loved and nicknamed “Beak”. In 1964, the Thoen family moved to Alexandria, Minnesota. Randy graduated from Jefferson High School in 1976 and from Alexandria Technical College in 1978 for Mechanical Drafting. When he was 19, Randy met Melody Lundblad at church. Randy and Melody got married on August 6, 1983 at Lake Geneva Bible Camp in Alexandria.
Randy and Melody had three beautiful daughters whom he adored. The joy of his life was his four girls. In a heartbeat, Randy would drop anything he’s doing to help his girls.
Randy was preceded in death by Randy and Melody’s 3 month unborn baby “Scooter” March 26th, 1991 and his father, Arnold (Bud) Thoen July 6th, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Melody (Lundblad); daughters, Kayla (Lee) Johnson, Stephanie Thoen, and Shanna (Matthew) Commerford; mother, Patricia (Brown) Thoen; sister, Candace (Paul) Kush; grandchildren, Ella and Miles Johnson; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Randy Thoen had a reservation and went to a better place. Randy would say, “Enjoy your life and make peace with God.” On behalf of his family, we thank you for your love and prayers. We want you to know that Jesus Christ really loves you. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 AM on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Lake Community Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held from 4-7 PM on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Lake Community Church and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
In honor of Randy and his love of Hawaii, everyone is invited to wear Hawaiian attire to the funeral.
Arrangements with Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory in Alexandria. www.andersonfuneral.net