Randall Boomer, age 63, of Elcho. After a fearless yearlong battle with cancer, Randy passed on Monday, March 16, 2020, at his son's home in Bloomington, Minnesota. He was born on November 10, 1956, in Antigo, a son of Eugene "Buzz" Boomer and Carol (Eisenman) Boomer.
He graduated from Elcho High School. Randy married Donna Mischler on May 17, 1980, the couple later divorced.
He was a school bus driver for the Elcho School District for the past 15 years.
Randy coached little league in Elcho for many years. He took many memorable fishing trips to Canada with his boys. He enjoyed the outdoors, cutting wood, road trips, golfing and reading. One of his greatest joys in life was spending time with his granddaughters.
Survivors include three sons, Ryan (Bianca) Boomer, Derek (Nicole) Boomer all of Bloomington and Andrew Boomer of Vancouver, Wash.; two grandchildren, Finley and Hazel Boomer; two brothers, Eugene (Irma) Boomer of Tomahawk and Mark (Tami) Boomer of Kaukauna; sister-in-law, Diane Boomer of Newport, Ore.; and brother-in-law, William Weglage of Vancouver, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dennis Boomer; and sister, Renee Weglage.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 8, at 1 p.m. at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Elcho with Reverend Paul Veldman officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, August 8 from 12 to 1 p.m. at the church.
"Until we meet Again...Always in my thoughts and prayers. It was good to see you one last time at the wedding. I will always remember that infectious smile and laughter. You will be remembered as a good father and friend to others. Peace be with you Always...Diane "
"Good Bye My Friend?
I will miss seeing your smiling face and waving to waving to each other as we wait to line to pick up or drop off the kids at school. Not talking to you at the bus garage. It's not going to be the same. I will miss you dearly my friend. My heart goes out to his family. Randy was an amazing man....
So sorry Andrew...you are in our thoughts and prayers. "
"I went to school with Randy. He was a kind caring person and I know his loss will be deeply felt"
"Mark so sorry to hear of your brother passing. My condolences to the Boomer families. "
"Goodbye my friend and bother you will be missed more than you know. Thank you for bringing three amazing young men into this world and into my life and them bringing two wonderful caring daughter in laws to you and your family and having two grandchildren that brought nothing but smiles to your face when you talked about them. Rest in Peace my brother say hi to Mom, Dad , Dennis and Renee. I will see you on the other side to plan our next adventure. Love you"
"My condolences to the Boomer family. While I only met Randy once, here in Vancouver, WA, I could tell he had the qualities of a true gentleman."
"RIP in peace Randy. Haven't seen you in years but have alot of memories. Ginger(Broukal)Ernst"
"All those years of going to school together. Randy was one of the best. He will be sorely missed. "
"Randy was one of my earliest friends, because our families were friends, I knew him before we started school. We played together often as children. After graduating, Randy, Linda Erickson & I made a trip to Niagara Falls for a week. Although we lost touch after that, I would hear about him from time to time. I'm sorry for your loss - God bless you!"
"Randy, thanks for being a great brother in law, so many great memories!!! You and the boys were all lucky to have each other through this. Rest in peace. Dick & Sue Burby "
"We got to know Randy when his son Ryan and myself went to VO-TECH together. It?s been 18 years ago all ready. We had numerous fun times with Randy. Hunting together. At Ryan and Bianca?s wedding. At Derek and Nicole?s wedding and a few picnics and get togethers, here and there along the way. He was a great dad,grandpa,friend and more than that, He was just a very nice man. It was a pleasure and honor to know you. My wife and I tip our hats and raise a toast to you Randall Boomer. You will be greatly missed by us all. Rest In Peace my friend. Kevin and Carol Fredrickson."
"So many memories when our kids were growing up together, Godspeed Randy."