Randy Wayne Steuck, age 83, of Wisconsin Rapids passed away at his home on December 22, 2020. He was born on February 6, 1937, to Herman and Anna (Lundgren) Steuck, the youngest of 10 children, at the family homestead in Dancy, Wisconsin.
Randy graduated from Mosinee High School in 1954. After graduation he considered a career as a Lutheran minister. In 1955 he signed a contract with the Eau Claire Baseball Club, part of the Milwaukee Braves organization. February of 1957 found him on his way to training camp in Waycross, Georgia. Unfortunately, a shoulder injury ended his professional baseball career. He then worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a short period of time. In 1958 he started his 45-year career with Consolidated Papers at the Biron Mill, which he was proud of.
On October 18, 1958, he was united in marriage to Margaret Breitenstein. They were married for 25 years until she passed away in September of 1984. Their marriage was blessed with three children: Timothy, Anna (Robert) Killian, and Roxanne (Douglas) Fuller; six grandchildren: Steven Steuck, Scott (Kayla) Killian, Mary (Bill) St. John, Mike (Sara) Fuller, Doug, Jr. (Gina) Fuller, and Genevieve (Matt) Speckman; and 10 great-grandchildren, with number 11 expected in January.
Randy was preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings: Virginia Mayer, Vernon Steuck, Mildred Steuck, Adeline Steuck, Roland Steuck, Ralph Steuck, Blanche Buss, Armin Steuck, and Herman (Butsie) Steuck; and wife, Margaret.
Randy enjoyed playing softball for various bar leagues in his younger days, fishing, watching the Badgers, Packers and Brewers and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events (especially baseball and softball).
His family takes comfort in knowing his strong faith has him safely in God’s loving arms.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, private family graveside services will be held at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hermantaylorfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be designated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
Randy’s family would like to thank the staff of Ascension at Home and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice for the wonderful care he received.
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