Randy Fahrenholz, 59, of O'Neill died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 at his home in O'Neill.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a Knights of Columbus rosary.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in O'Neill.
Burial was in the O'Neill Cemetery in O'Neill.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Randy was born on March 10, 1961 to Gerald and Alice (Frerichs) Fahrenholz in O’Neill. He attended grade school in Stuart and later graduated from Stuart High School in 1980.
Upon graduation, he attended Milford to receive his associates degree in diesel mechanics.
Randy met his wife Jacque (Koenig) in 1987 at a friend’s house and the couple married on May 21, 1988. Together Randy and Jacque raised three sons and one daughter.
He was employed at Wilbur Ellis, where he had been for the last seven or eight years, driving truck. Before that he was employed with the State of Nebraska as a diesel mechanic for roughly 15 years before moving into their maintenance department, totaling over 33 years of employment there.
Randy really enjoyed spending his free time with his family and friends. He loved being outdoors, often going hunting and fishing with his sons and grandsons. He took great pride in working outside on his lawn and garden.
He could often be found out in his garage tinkering around on whatever project was asked of him. He often spent countless hours processing and scraping iron and copper.
Randy is survived by his wife of 32 years Jacque of O’Neill; four children Kyle (Peggy) Fahrenholz of Fort Collins, CO, Kalvin (Jenny) Fahrenholz and Kraig Fahrenholz, all of Chambers and Mariah Fahrenholz (fiancé Taylan Reiser) of Norfolk; four grandchildren Kayden, Chelsea, Landon and Kinsley; his mother Alice Fahrenholz of Atkinson; four sisters Marsha (Rusty) Osburn of Cody, Cheryl (Mike) Rentschler of Atkinson, Linda Fahrenholz of Longmont, CO and Nancy (Mike) Kratz of Atkinson; two brothers Carl (Theresa) Fahrenholz and Jerry (Paulette) Fahrenholz, all of Stuart; his mother-in-law Lorna Koenig of Ewing; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Gerald Fahrenholz, father-in-law Leonard Koenig, one brother-in-law David Koenig and one nephew Clint Koenig.