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“Me and my husband Joshua would like to send our condolences to Tina and her family. I remember the day that Randy and Tina got married. My sister...Read More »
1 of 79 | Posted by: Rhonda & Joshua Schneider - IA

“I am sorry for your loss. I was in scouts with Randy as a youth. I knew both Randy and Rob. I will keep your family in my prayers. ”
2 of 79 | Posted by: Kurt Heinrich - Urbandale, IA

“Thoughts are with the Faeth Family, I credit Randy with becoming an Eagle Scout. He instilled happiness and strong values into all of us. I'll never...Read More »
3 of 79 | Posted by: Bryor McMillen - Wever, IA

“Very sorry to hear about Randy. Some friends sent us the clipping from the paper. I know we haven't seen any of you for several years but the...Read More »
4 of 79 | Posted by: Gene and Clara Vose - Griggsville, IL

“Sorry for your loss, Randy was a fantastic driver and had a huge heart, always professional at what he did. My best memory was that Randy brought a...Read More »
5 of 79 | Posted by: Stu Sonheim - Safety Harbor, FL

“I'm so sorry to hear about Randy. My thoughts and prayers are with you Billy. I'm also so sorry to hear about Sherry. Love to you and your family. ”
6 of 79 | Posted by: Your cute little California cousin Debbie - CA

“Prayers are being said for all. ”
7 of 79 | Posted by: Debbie Haessig Shaffer - IA

“So sorry to here about Randy he was to young I always liked him ”
8 of 79 | Posted by: Tracy Smith - Luray, MO - freind

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
9 of 79 | Posted by: Randy Kramer - West Point, IA

“As a fromer neighbor of the Faeth Family on Avenue D, it has been a long time since we have seen Randy, but his great personality and warm smile has...Read More »
10 of 79 | Posted by: Don and Joyce Sparks - Flowood,, MS

“I will always remember him singing in church. Such a good man and a great family. Your all in my thoughts. ”
11 of 79 | Posted by: Jill (Stoyer ) Mitchell - Macomb, IL

“Dear Tina and Family; Our deepest sympathies go out to you and the entire Faeth family. I always looked forward to seeing Randy on our trips to Ft...Read More »
12 of 79 | Posted by: Tom Lena - Wheaton, IL

“Elaine and Rich Harlow are sorry for your loss. We have many fond memories when we were your neighbors on Avenue D in Fort Madison. We remember Randy...Read More »
13 of 79 | Posted by: Rich Harlow - Montrose, IA

“Tina & family We are so sorry to hear of you losing Randy. Our thoughts are with you thru this difficult time and the days to come. May your...Read More »
14 of 79 | Posted by: Dale & Marilyn Fincher - IA

“My sincere sympathies to the entire Faeth family. Randy's smile will be missed by the entire community. He had that rare kind and gentle spirit that...Read More »
15 of 79 | Posted by: Sandy Sheppard Greenwald - IA

“I had the privilege of knowing Randy during the phase in his life in which we were both Boy Scouts. We became friends at Camp Eastman. From...Read More »
16 of 79 | Posted by: Steve Hanlin - Shanghai, China

“My sincerest condolences to Randy's family. He was a great man and will be sorely missed ”
17 of 79 | Posted by: Brian Panther - Burlington, IA

“I am so sorry to hear; my condolensces to his family. I have known Randy and his family my entire life. Randy was instrumental in my boy scout...Read More »
18 of 79 | Posted by: Kevin Hotop - Friend

“Randy was a Fort Madison FFA member and alumni. He was always had a smile on his face and had a few minutes to chat. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
19 of 79 | Posted by: ANGELA BURDETTE - DONNELLSON, IA

“Sympathies go out to the Faeth family. I will always remember Randy's free spirit! Tearing around in high school with the other gear heads and down...Read More »
20 of 79 | Posted by: Kimberlee Mansheim - Fort Madison, IA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
21 of 79 | Posted by: Jean Spiekermeier Tennant - IA

“I am sorry to hear Randy has passed. My sympathy's go out to all of you in the family. My memories of Randy are from choir in school. He had a great...Read More »
22 of 79 | Posted by: Norman Dodson - Fort Madison, IA

“Randy will be missed in the Scouting family always kind and carrying person ”
23 of 79 | Posted by: Dick Lox - Warsaw, IL

“I was saddened to hear of Brandy's sudden passing. I always considered him a good friend in High School. He will always be remembered at class...Read More »
24 of 79 | Posted by: Jan Creighton (Chaddock) - IA

“Tina, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you . Dale and Linda Pollmeier ”
25 of 79 | Posted by: Linda Pollmeier - Ft. Madison, IA

“Tina and Family,I am so sorry for your tragic loss. My heartfelt sympathies go out to you during this sad time. I'm thinking of and praying for you.....Read More »
26 of 79 | Posted by: Mary Ottoson - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Page 1 It was hot July night in 1973, family night at Camp Eastman. To cap off the evening the parents and Scouts assembled around a blazing...Read More »
27 of 79 | Posted by: Mark Box - Davenport, IA

“Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Jim & Janet ”
28 of 79 | Posted by: Jim & Janet Strunk - Ft Madison, IA

“Page 2 Not said in a jokey or embarrassed way, just two old friends using a greeting that brought back memories of good times and an ordeal survived...Read More »
29 of 79 | Posted by: Mark Box - Davenport, IA

“Tina and family, I was so shocked when Bobby called and told me of Randy's passing. Our families have been close friends for so many years. We...Read More »
30 of 79 | Posted by: JoAnn (Rice) Garrels - Davenport, IA

“Marcus and Katie, so very sorry for your loss! Prayers to the family!! ”
31 of 79 | Posted by: Naert Family - Urbandale, IA

“We are so sorry for your loss.our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
32 of 79 | Posted by: Chris wilson - FORT MADISON, IA

“Grew up as a child knowing him and his brother Rob and also got to know him a little as a adult and from what i knew of him he was a great guy he...Read More »
33 of 79 | Posted by: mark scholtz - kansas city, MO

“My deepest condolences to the Faeth family, I have had the immense pleasure of knowing Randy and Rhonda from Junior High on up, Great people and...Read More »
34 of 79 | Posted by: Toni (Smith) Longfield - Easton, PA

“We are so sorry to hear of Randy ' s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Randy was a great guy. He always had a smile on is face...Read More »
35 of 79 | Posted by: Jerry&Kim Krogmeier - Donnellson, IA

“I am so sorry for the family. Sherry (Randys mom) and I served breakfast to his boys for a number of school years. Always enjoying the entire...Read More »
36 of 79 | Posted by: margaret warner - fort madison, IA

“Tina, Rob, Rhonda, Bill & Family- My deepest sympathies on the loss of Randy. May you find comfort in each other and in your memories. Sarah...Read More »
37 of 79 | Posted by: Sarah Cantrell

“Dear Tina and family, Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you. ”
38 of 79 | Posted by: Gary and Joan Harmeyer - IA

“Tina and family: We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
39 of 79 | Posted by: Linda and Jim Braden - Red Oak, IA

“I knew Randy in high school. He was always smiling. We sang together in Bloodhound Singers. He was a good friend. ”
40 of 79 | Posted by: Rose (Stukerjurgen) Reitz - IA

“So very, very sorry for your loss!! Prayers to all of the family. ”
41 of 79 | Posted by: Karen Haessig Enright - IA

“Stunned to hear of Randy's passing. Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Faeth family. ”
42 of 79 | Posted by: The Box Family - friend

“In my childhood Randy was a big brother to my sister and I. He was one of my brothers best friend. Randy, Robbie, and Mark were always together ”
43 of 79 | Posted by: treasa abel - Fort madison, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for your family. ”
44 of 79 | Posted by: Lisa Martinez - Fort Madison, IA

“Tina-So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Gary and Gale Thompson ”
45 of 79 | Posted by: Gary and Gale Thompson - Houghton, IA

“Attention Heaven...a true Earth Angel is coming home. So sad to hear of Randy passing. Yet glad to know his journey will continue through the...Read More »
46 of 79 | Posted by: Janey Siegrist - Mount Vernon, WA

“My thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
47 of 79 | Posted by: carol hotop - Ft. Madison, IA

“So sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you. Randy was great guy. Darris & Jennifer Pratt ”
48 of 79 | Posted by: Darris Pratt - Tulsa, OK

“Randy and I grew up across the street from each other on Avenue D. I haven't seen him for many,many years and remember him as a little boy with a big...Read More »
49 of 79 | Posted by: Glenda (Howell) Haynes - Seattle, WA

“Tina and family We are so sorry for your loss. So many fine memories of Randy. Our thoughts are with all of you. Reed and Sue ”
50 of 79 | Posted by: Reed and Sue Haeger - Friend

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
51 of 79 | Posted by: Reed and Sue Haeger - west point, IA

“I have several tapes of you singing at our wedding in 1997, your voice will be in gods choir now. Rest easy friend, good bless you and your wife,...Read More »
52 of 79 | Posted by: Tena dodson - Fort Madison, IA

“I was so sorry to hear of the passing on to the spirit world of our families good friend Randy. My heartfelt condolences go out to his entire family....Read More »
53 of 79 | Posted by: Tamara Hull - Rapid City, SD

“Tina, I'm so sorry you've lost Randy. I didn't know him but I know he had an absolutely beautiful voice! My deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
54 of 79 | Posted by: Ginger (Derksen) Westberg - IA

“I am sorry for your loss and my condolences to the Faeth family ”
55 of 79 | Posted by: Mary Sylvester Erickson - Garland, TX

“Tina and boys - I'm so sad and stunned by the news of Randy's passing. I have the BEST memories of this man and my heart breaks for you all. ...Read More »
56 of 79 | Posted by: Lisa Nafziger - Wever, IA

“So sorry for the loss of Randy to all of the family. My thoughts n prayers are with you all. ”
57 of 79 | Posted by: Ray Cangas - Fort Madison, IA

“Thoughts ansd prayers to all of the family, So sad to hear this news. Randy was a great guy and will be missed by all GOD BLESS ”
58 of 79 | Posted by: mike gilbert - Fort Madison, IA

“So sorry for your loss,sending prayers. Randy was great guy. ”
59 of 79 | Posted by: Carol Six-Kinaman - Fort Madison, IA

“I am saddened and am taken aback,I just spoke with him Saturday morning as he was riding his motorcycle down G,he was a good man,soft spoken but...Read More »
60 of 79 | Posted by: Jimmy and Hitomi Wendorf - IA

“Tina and Family, So very sorry to hear about Randy. Thinking of yiu all. Peace and love ”
61 of 79 | Posted by: Mindy Kraus

“Your family is in our prayers. He was such a great guy and fun to be around. ”
62 of 79 | Posted by: Tim Gobble family - Fort Madison, IA

“I have known Randy for ever we went to Sunday school together & he was only a year behind me in school & I worked with his Mom like for ever. I am...Read More »
63 of 79 | Posted by: Karla Sherwood - Burlington, IA

“I grew up with Randy at our church. We have known each other since childhood and have been friends ever since. He sang like an angel at our wedding!...Read More »
64 of 79 | Posted by: Karen Wallett - fort madison, IA

“Rest in Peace, Randy. May God bless you and your family. ”
65 of 79 | Posted by: Carol Michaels - St. Louis, MO

“I almost didn't believe it when I heard Randy was gone today. What a pleasure it was to know him and my thoughts are with his precious family in...Read More »
66 of 79 | Posted by: Heather Parson - Fort Madison, IA

“Dear Tina, Rob, Rhonda, and all,Our hearts are broken at the news of Randy's passing. He was one of the truly nicest guys either of us have ever...Read More »
67 of 79 | Posted by: Dennis and Katy Anderson - IA

“The world has lost a first-class human being but heaven has gained an angel. So sorry for your loss Tina and boys, Rob, and Bill & Sherry. ”
68 of 79 | Posted by: Dave & Cindy Smallwood - IA

“You will be missed by many, especially me. ”
69 of 79 | Posted by: Gerri Davis - Fort Madison, IA

“All of us at JM Swank were saddened to hear of Randy's passing, Randy was a valuable member of our team and a great representative for our business....Read More »
70 of 79 | Posted by: Shawn Meaney - Iowa City, IA

“To Tina and Randy's family - I am so incredibly stunned and saddened to learn of Randy's passing. Randy was always a very good friend to me and...Read More »
71 of 79 | Posted by: Craig Rupert - Richmond, VA

“Tina and family, Words cannot express my thoughts for you and your family. As I learned, God has his way and he took him to a better place way too...Read More »
72 of 79 | Posted by: Stan Ping - Cedar Falls, IA

“Too many good memories to pick one. Lots of music together at so many weddings. Lots of laughs and good times. Randy was a good and faithful friend....Read More »
73 of 79 | Posted by: Greg Smith - Fort Madison, IA

“A fellow scouter and friend who will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you Tina, and the entire Faeth family. Randy ”
74 of 79 | Posted by: Randy Readinger - Fort Madison, IA

“Tina and family, my deepest sympathy and prayers! ”
75 of 79 | Posted by: Pam Peitz - West Point, IA

“Unbelievable, Tina! I am so sorry... ”
76 of 79 | Posted by: Carleen Mayer - Fort Madison, IA

“Sorry for your loss ”
77 of 79 | Posted by: Peggy Sanders - donnellson, IA

“Stunned and so sorry for your loss. Condolences to the entire Faeth family. A lot of good memories of Randy and his involvement with so many things...Read More »
78 of 79 | Posted by: Todd Pezley - Fort Wayne, IN

“This is a loss that I cannot believe. I grew up with the Faeth Family. Randy and his bro Robbie were animated, lively and loving people. Most...Read More »
79 of 79 | Posted by: Martha Dains - Sacramento, CA


Randy Thomas Faeth, 55, of Fort Madison, Iowa, passed away at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital emergency room in Fort Madison, Iowa.

Born January 7, 1960 in Des Moines, Iowa the son of William and Sherry (Hull) Faeth III. On November 5, 1983 he married Tina Merschman in West Point, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Tina of Fort Madison, Iowa; two sons Lucas (Jennifer Hatter) Faeth of West Des Moines, Iowa and Marcus (Katie) Faeth of Marion, Iowa; his parents William & Sherry Faeth III of Fort Madison, Iowa; two sisters Rhonda Faeth of Fort Madison, Iowa and Becky (John) Meinhardt of Donnellson, Iowa; one brother Rob (Janet) Faeth of Fort Madison, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, mother-in-law Irma Jean Merschman and father-in-law Delbert Merschman.

Randy was a 1978 graduate of Fort Madison High School and a 1980 graduate of Southeastern Community College. He worked for J.M. Swank as an over the road truck driver. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Fort Madison, Iowa, a Boy Scouts Leader, Eagle Scout Scoutmaster, member of The Order of Arrow and a National Rifle Association member. Randy sang for many weddings and funerals. He enjoyed singing karaoke, hunting, fishing, riding his motorcycle, playing with his dogs Ozzie and Charlie and he loved his family and friends.

Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point, Iowa where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. that evening. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Fort Madison, Iowa with Chaplain Jim Luder officiating.

Burial will be at the Oakland Cemetery in Fort Madison, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his memory to St. John's United Church of Christ.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com.
The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with the arrangements.