Randy Gene Arnold, age 58 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, September 25, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, surrounded by his loving family. Randy was born in Austin, Minnesota, to Robert and Donna (Hanson) Arnold on September 12, 1961. He grew up in Austin and attended Austin High School, graduating in 1980. Randy then attended Albert Lea Vocational College and earned a 2-year degree for mobile home maintenance. He married Robin Berry and the couple later divorced. On June 18, 2005, Randy married Christine Wilson at J.C. Hormel Nature Center in Austin. He worked at Hormel Foods for over 34 years. Randy loved his dogs and was an avid sports fan. He coached youth hockey and organized and managed his softball teams. Randy will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his sister, Robin (Barry Simmons) Hanson of Ramsey, MN; brothers, Edward (Teresa) Arnold of Austin, MN, Dean Arnold of Austin, MN; brother-in-law, Craig Deyo of Faribault, MN; special brother-in-law, Larry Wilson of Austin, MN; nieces and nephews, Robbie, Becca, Cara, Katy, Seth, Amber and Aaron. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Donna Arnold; wife, Chris Arnold; sister, Cathy Arnold; nephew, Danny Hanson; and grandparents, Ray and Wanda Arnold, Olaf and Dorothy Hanson.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin with Pastor Dale Christiansen officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be held at a later date. Memorials can be directed to recipient of donor’s choice. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.
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