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Randy D. Schertz

June 19, 1949 - March 11, 2023

Randy D. Schertz Obituary

Randy D. Schertz, 73, of Eureka, a beloved husband, father and family man, musician, and entrepreneur, passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Born and raised in Eureka by Tony and Henrietta (Goebel) Ritchie he was the middle of three close-knit brothers. He is preceded in death by his older brother Craig, and survived by his younger brother Brian. Randy studied music at Illinois State University until he was drafted into the US Army during Vietnam. Just before leaving for his tour, he married his soulmate and high school sweetheart, Judy. As a successful entrepreneur, his lifes work was bringing music to others. Randy enjoyed fishing, boating, playing guitar and gardening. He was a strong patriot and held nothing more closely than family. Randy never passed up a Saturday night round of his favorite card game "feather." He is survived by Judy, his wife of 53 years; their four children, Christie (Jonathan) Ray of Maryland, Andrew (Natasha) Schertz of Eureka, Timothy Schertz of California, Libby (Corey) Aeschleman of Central Illinois; and seven grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Dale Schertz of Eureka. Friends and family are invited to celebrate his life during a visitation on Thursday, March 16th, from 5-7 pm, and a funeral service on Friday, March 17th, at 11 am, both at the Eureka Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to this special organization in Randy's memory. https://wesavelives.bethematch.org/participant/Randy-Schertz-Memorial Online condolences can be sent to his family at argoruestmanharris.com. Visitation Thursday, March 16th, 2023 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm 101 N Major St, Eureka IL 61530 Memorial Service Friday, March 17th, 2023 11:00 am 101 N Major St, Eureka IL 61530

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