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F. Gerald Randa

April 15, 1925 — September 18, 2019

F. Gerald “Gerry” Randa, 94, of Wooster, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Brookdale Wooster.

Friends may call Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster with military rites to follow.  Burial will be at a later date at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.   Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.   Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of your choice.

Gerry was born April 15, 1925 in La Crosse, WI to Carl and Aina {Raitanen} Randa.

He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. Following his service Gerry attended The University of Wisconsin where he earned his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. He went on to work for Borg Warner and retired from Wooster Brush.

He married his high school sweetheart Phyllis D. Inderberg on November 1, 1947.  She passed on December 8, 2003.

Gerry was a part of the 433rd Troop Carrier Group, American Legion, Society of Automotive Engineers, and was a trustee of the 5th Airforce Memorial Foundation. He organized and never missed an Army Air Corp reunion. Gerry enjoyed playing tennis and pickleball and was also a bridge player. In his free time he was involved with radio control airplanes.

Gerry will be deeply missed by his children David Randa of Wooster, Susan Randa of Auburn, IN, Jim (Kathy) Randa of Mason; grandchildren Matthew (Mary) and Lindsey Randa; 5 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Mavis (Richard) Hoesly; and special friend Mary Shaffer.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, granddaughter MacKenzie, and brother Stuart Randa.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

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7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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