Randy Petsche was born to Lavern and Billie (Ross) Petsche in Sacramento, CA, March 2, 1960. He was the fourth of nine children, baptized at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Harlan, Iowa, and graduated from Harlan Community High School in 1978. As a boy he enjoyed playing with his siblings and cousins and was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America. After graduating, he moved to California and worked for Delmonte Food Corporation as well as other jobs.
Randy married Janice Martinez in Reno, Nevada, June 2 1988, and moved to Boise shortly thereafter. They later divorced. Through their union, their son, Andrew, was born in Hayward, CA in 1990. Randy enjoyed fishing and hunting with Andrew while he was growing up. Andrew and his family, especially his grandson’s, Damyn and Dante were the bright light in his life. He enjoyed spending time with them. Randy was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Boise, ID.
Coming from such a large family, Randy always enjoyed spending time with his family at dinners, picnics and holiday celebrations. Randy died Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home attaining the age of 59 years of age.
Randy was preceded in death by his father, Lavern Petsche and grandparents. Survivors include son, Andrew and wife, Kelsy (Colley) Boise, ID; mother, Billie Petsche, Meridian, ID; brothers: Tim (Lisa), Meridian, ID; Tony, Boise, ID; David (Tammy), Meridian, ID; and sisters: Kim Tiernan (Larry), Boise, ID; Shari Boyle, Boise, ID; Jackie Grote (Allan), Boise, ID; Jeanne Petsche (Jose Gomez Elegido), Renton, WA; and Angie Gaul (Kerry), Meridian, ID; grandchildren: Damyn and Dante Petsche, Boise, ID.
Graveside service will be at Dry Creek Cemetery at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 26th at Dry Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Accent Funeral Home 1303 N. Main St. Meridian, ID 83642. Please make check payable to FBO Randal Petsche, funds will be for the benefit of his grandchildren’s future education.
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