Randall Dean Nelson, age 69, of Duluth passed away suddenly on October 13, 2022 at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center. Randy was born on June 29, 1953 to Dean and Olive Nelson.
Randy graduated from Denfeld High School in 1971 and from The Duluth Area Vocational Technical Institute with an Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Management in 1973. Randy married the love of his life, Karen Bartsias, December 1, 1973.
Randy worked as a business owner and operator with his wife by his side from 1983 to 2007. Randy had a passion for life. He loved his family and enjoyed bowling and golfing with his friends.
Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Dean & Olive, and his sister, Terri. He is survived by his loving wife, Karen, his wonderful son, Adam Nelson, 2 very special grandsons, Drew Nelson and Dawson Pietrusa, his sweet sister, Linda Nelson, as well as many other family and friends.
Randy will be remembered for his positive outlook on life, his fun personality and big smile. He was grateful for every day. Randy was the center of our world and will be sadly missed.
A Celebration of Randy’s Life will be held at Skyline Social in the Fireside and Courtside Rooms on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 12:00 – 3:00 PM.
Arrangements by Cremation Society of Minnesota.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Randall
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society Of Minnesota | Duluth