Randall Ausmus, age 63, of Isanti, died December 13, 2011 at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Bethel Community Church in Bethel. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Friday, December 16th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Randall Eugene Ausmus was born July 19, 1948 in Rush City to Benjamin and Gertrude (Pulkrabek) Ausmus. The family moved to Proctor where he attended school and graduated from Proctor High School, Class of 1966. Randy was in the Navy and served two tours in Viet Nam. After the service he came to the Isanti area. On June 23, 1979 he married Melody Morris and they made their home in Isanti. Randall worked for Commercial Truck and Trailer in Minneapolis and just retired after 37 years of employment and he also hobby farmed. He loved fishing, hunting and sitting by the garden with his dog. He always sang happy birthday for all of his family and grandchildren. Randy was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by many.
Randall Ausmus died December 13, 2011 at Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 63 years, 4 months and 23 days.
Randall is survived by his wife, Melody of Isanti; 3 sons, Gary Adams of Stillwater, Benjamin Ausmus of Isanti, Patrick Ausmus of Isanti; daughter, Jennifer (Terry) Miller of Isanti; 6 grandchildren, Brittney (Josh) Janes, Megan and Daniel Miller, Cody Adams, Izabella and Zakary Ausmus; mother, Gertrude Ausmus of Isanti; brother, Brian Ausmus of Isanti; 4 sisters, Diane Anderson of Battle Lake, Gaile (Dave) Boudrau of Cedar, Yvonne (Al) Moen of Princeton, Karen (Vern) Morris of Florida; mother-in-law, Marian Anderson of Arizona; brother-in-law, Craig (Rhonda) Morris of Otsego; sister-in-law, April Peterson of Arizona; and by many other relatives and friends.