Randy Beckjorden, 1961-2016

Published 9:16 am Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Randy L. Beckjorden, 55, of Faribault passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at his home.

A time for gathering of friends and family to celebrate Randy’s life will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Parker Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault. A reception will follow at Vintage Ballroom, 129 Central Avenue S., Faribault.

Randy Beckjorden

Randy Beckjorden

Randy was born July 1, 1961, in Albert Lea, to Nathan “Nick” and Rosemary “Sis” (Converse) Beckjorden. He was united in marriage to Sherry Fitzlaff on Nov. 10, 1979, in Albert Lea. Randy obtained his electrician degree from Albert Lea Technical College and later his journeyman’s license. He worked for Cedar Lake Electric for a short time. In 1997, he joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and worked mainly with Hunt Electric until his recent retirement. Randy loved motorcycling and his Corvette. He enjoyed vacationing and camping with his family and spending time with his wife, sons and grandchildren. His dogs Gunner and Buddy were his constant companions.

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He is survived by his loving wife, Sherry Beckjorden of Faribault; sons Travis Beckjorden of Rochester and Derek Beckjorden of Faribault; grandchildren Tay and Aryana Beckjorden; parents Richard and Janet Fitzlaff; brothers and sisters Mike Fitzlaff (Theresa Harriman), Jim (Kathy) Fitzlaff, Lori (Steve) Classon and Troy (Jenny) Fitzlaff, all of Albert Lea; Pat (Larry) Hauge of Glenville; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Sis; and grandparents Myron (Mike) and Levetta Converse and Gerald and Alice Beckjorden.

For online tributes and further information, visit www.ParkerKohlFuneralHome.com.