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Randy H. Thomas

April 23, 1953 — December 6, 2023

Osnabrock, ND

Randy H. Thomas, 70, of Osnabrock, ND, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in Osnabrock.


Randy Herbert Thomas was born April 23, 1953, in Ortonville, MN, to Herbert and Carol (Bohlman) Thomas. He grew up and attended school in Ortonville, graduating in 1971. He continued his education at Canby Vocational and Technical College studying agronomy. Randy married Lorene Schlieman in 1971, and they had four children together. They lived in Appleton, MN, where Randy worked at the elevator before moving to Leonard, ND, in 1974. In Leonard, Randy worked at Woods Elevator. Randy married Claudia Johanson on September 26, 1992. They made their home in Osnabrock, ND, where Randy worked at Harvest States before he retired. Randy liked fishing, hunting, horses, camping, and going to the lake. He also enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. He was a proud Papa who loved to hear about the grandkids’ accomplishments. He was a member of Langdon Eagles Aerie #3454 and was very involved in the Dovre Lutheran Church in Osnabrock. He and Claudia helped at the church however they could. Randy will be remembered for his generous nature. He was always willing to help someone in need. Randy was a known prankster and an honest, hardworking man. He was loved and will be missed by many.


Surviving Randy are his children: Eric (Mandy) of Fargo, ND, Jennifer of West Fargo, ND, Miles of Fargo, ND, and Benjamin (Sherry Huse) of Fargo, ND; six grandchildren: Kinzie(Ethan Merrill),Tyler, Jadyn, Myah, Michael, Alex; and his sister, Kelly (Clark) Mastel. He was preceded in death by wife Claudia, son Miles, his parents, and sister Cheryl Mangel.


A memorial service for Randy will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon, ND.

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