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Randall "Randy" Wegener

September 25, 2020

Randy Wegener was born on August 24, 1954 in Fond du Lac, WI to Glenn and Phyllis {nee Yoder}
Wegener. He grew up in Fond du Lac while spending summers at Camp Charles Allis on Lake
Beulahin East Troy, WI. After high school, Randy attended UW-Stout majoring in Indutrial Education
with specialization in Woods, and Plastics. In 1994, he married Leesa Maxwell, his college sweetheart.
They shared three children, Jesse, Rachel, and Linnea as well as a variety of pets including several dogs,
a couple of cats, a few fish, and even a hamster -which Randy insisted on calling "the rodent".

Randy had a love for woodworking and a special eye for detail. He was passionate about sharing his craft
with othersand taught woodworking for 26 years beginningaat Mishicot High School and ending his career
in Union Grove. Randy also ran a custom furniture business. Hardwood Furniture Inc. during which time
he both designed and built pieces of such quality that some said the pieces would literally last forever.

An activemember of Camp Charles Allis throughout his life, Randy was able to be the life of the party and
a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He was committed to the community and what could be
accomplished if everyone pitched in for the well-being and the spirit of Camp. He continued to spend time
at Camp until the very end, his belief in the community driving him to help in what capacity he could.

His time on Beulah was. of course, nothing without the Lake Beulah Yacht Club, an organizationwhich meant
so much both to both Randy and his father, Glenn, Randy spent many years sailing and teaching at the Sailing
School. He worked to bolster the sailing curriculum as his father had done years earlier. Many of his friends
from Camp and the Yacht Club were some of Randy's dearest and he loved being able to share those pieces
of his life with his family.

One of Randy's greatest gifts was his terrific dedication as a father. As a dad Randy had a set of values
which didn't waiver. He wanted us to be truly kind. He wanted us to support the team and be willing to help
out. He believed if you had fun then you were a winner. He was more interested in who we sat with at lunch
than high marks on a test. He wanted us to have the ability to laugh at ourselves. He wanted us to do work
we could be proud of. He taught us there was always time for the scenic route.

Randy especially loved to support his kids through their athletic endeavors. Cheering from the sidelines
stepping in to coach or converting the living room to a football field, basketball court or hockey rink - as with
most things, he was creative and filled wth energy in yhe process. Randy also believed in Odyssey of the Mind
and the values it instilled, spending many years coaching both Rachel and Linnea's teams. The concept of
teaching kids to be independent problem solvers fit beautifully with his own capacity to be a tinkerer and
dreamer.

As an extension of his deep support for all Wisconsin sports teams, Randy loved to use the grill in
true Randy fashion, grilling ar the Wegener's was a celebratory event. The exact timing of the meat
was important {and down to a science}, but an afternoon grilling wasn't complete without tossing the
football, music, and a group of people to share the experience. Randy brought his quick-witted sense
of humor to all things, able to keep a smile onhis face and yours.

Randy is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Phyllis Wegener. He is survived by his wife,
Leesa Maxwell, and his three children Jesse (Suzie) Maxwell, and Rachel and Linnea Wegener as well
as two grandchildren: Kaylee and Carter. He is also survived byn his brother, Daniel (Mary Estern)
Wagener, his sister Diane (John) Hoffffman. He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, and
extended family.

Since we will not be having a memorial gathering at this time, please feel free to celebrate Randy
in other ways. We suggest that you grab a beverage of your choice, do a bit of grilling with a Tim
Allen grunt and listen to some Jimmy Buffet. Savor the moment and make as many puns as you need,
in order to make those around you smile.

In leu of flowers or gifts, you may make a donation to the Lake Beulah Sailing School or the Camp
Charles Allis Association, organization near to Randy's heart.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Bevsekk-Verbick Funeral Home

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