Randy Stout, 60, of Grand Island died while doing what he loved at Mormon Island on July 14, 2020. A visitation time will be held from 2-5 PM Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Apfel Funeral Home. There will be a celebration of life gathering at Mormon Island following the visitation. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Randy was born on March 10, 1960 in Grand Island to Lillie Marie Benson and Jonny Peterson. He grew up in Grand Island and attend Grand Island Senior High. Randy had a passion for fur buying and started at a young age with Harold Clark as his mentor. Randy was in the US Army from 1978-1979 when he was honorably discharged.
In 1980, Randy was united in marriage to Pam Buettner. The couple lived in Grand Island and divorced in 1995. He worked as foreman at JB Swift for eight years. Then worked as a brick and block layer for several construction companies. Randy enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and spending time with friends and family, and playing with his grandkids.
Randy is survived by children: Jolene Stout (Vine Iron Rope) of Lincoln, NE, Angela (Brian) Lindholm, April Stout, Joe Stout, and Matthew Stout all of Grand Island, NE; grandchildren: Aliyah, Lexi, Jariel, and Jayden Mota, Brennen Thaden (Bri Hunter), Jasmine Thaden (Austin Redmond), Charles Thaden III, Hailey Stout, Quintin Stout, Eric, and Emmanuel, Elias Del-agua; siblings: Linda (Ron) Thompson, Roxie (Tim) Seeber, Cindy Svitak, Rex (Shellie) Stout, Kelly Stout all of Grand Island, NE; sister-in-law, Patti Buettner; and brother-in-law, Tom Buettner; and several nieces and nephews; with a special thanks to Suelynn.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Ira and Waunita Benson; mom and stepfather, Lille Marie and Floyd Stout; sister, Betty Weddle, brother-in-law, John Buettner, and mentor, Harold Clark.