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Ruth Ella Randt

Ruth Ella Randt

Ruth Ella (Boike) Randt, age 89, of Glencoe, MN, passed away on October 28, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe. Funeral was held Monday, October 30, 2017, 1:00 P.M. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Plato, MN, with interment following at the church cemetery. Ruth Ella (Bioke) Randt was born on December 8, 1927, in Clara City, MN. She was the daughter of Folgo and Rena (Broers) Boike. Ruth was baptized as an infant on February 2, 1928, and later was confirmed in her faith as a youth on May 3, 1942, both at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clara City. On November 4, 1949, Ruth was united in marriage to Harry Randt. Ruth and Harry made their home in rural Clara City, Waverly, Plato and Glencoe. Ruth and Harry shared over 39 years of marriage, until Harry passed away on March 27, 1988. In addition to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker, she worked as a nursing aide in Lester Prairie, at the canning factory in Winsted, Millers Produce in Plato and before retirement she cleaned houses in the cities. Ruth was a faithful member at St. John's Lutheran Church. Ruth loved her family and was a hard worker. She enjoyed gardening, baking, dancing, singing, camping and playing dice. Ruth is survived by her Children, Carol (Aaron) of Glencoe, Janice (Larry) Henning of Plato, Gary (Becky) Randt of Buffalo, Sharon(Michael) Fox of Glencoe, Chuck (Linda) Randt of Osakis, Jane Randt and Dave Zimmermen of Prior Lake, Darryl Randt of Wood Lake; Daughters-In-Law, Miriam Randt of Glencoe, Cindy Randt of Chaska; Grandchildren, Brenda (Randy) Kraemer, Darron (Tami) Alsleben, Michael (Chris) Henning, Michelle (Adam) Pitt, Melanie (Ben Tietz) Crawley, Debra (Matt) Butler, Andrea (Scott) Belseth, Tim (Stephanie) Randt, Nathan (Amy) Randt, Alisa (Ryan) Walters, Ryan (Kaitlyn Ische) Fox, Eric (Kelsey) Randt, Amanda (Nick) Rosnew, Matthew Randt, Josh (Alyssa) Randt, Jeremy (Michele) Parpart, Stacy (Ken) Peterson Jr., Bryan (Brianna) Randt, Luke (Mandy Bruns) Randt, Nicole Randt, Jessica Eisel; 35 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great-Great Grandchild; Numerous Brothers and Sisters-In-Law; Nieces, Nephews, Other relatives and many friends. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, Folgo and Rena Boike; Husband, Harry Randt; Children, David Randt, Randy Randt; Grandson, Brandon Randt; Brothers, George and Harold; Sisters, Marym and Florence; Numerous Brothers and Sisters-In-Law. Arrangements by the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe, MN.