Randal ‘Randy’ P. Bellin, 76, of Wausau, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Randal was born September 26, 1941 in Merrill, son of the late Walter and Margarite (Swope) Bellin. He married Judith Doering on August 3, 1963 in Merrill. She survives. Randy was a member of Wildwood Chapel United Methodist Church, Gleason. Randy worked for 32 years at the former Wisconsin Fuel and Light in Wausau. He also worked in construction for several years doing cement work and building houses. He worked in the woods logging pulp and peeling Popple.
He enjoyed working around the farm on the crop land, making maple syrup, snowmobiling, riding his ATV, taking pontoon rides with the kids and campfires. Randy and Judy camped for many years on the Willow Flowage. He liked ice fishing and open water fishing, especially fishing for bluegills in the spring and summer. Randy also liked to hunt around here and out west. Randy enjoyed cooking. He enjoyed preparing fish frys and having garbage can cookouts with his family and friends. His favorite dishes to make were pork hocks and potato dumplings, soup, prime rib and pancakes. An occasional black velvet and diet 7up was known to happen. In his younger years, Randy enjoyed playing baseball, and pitched for the Lincoln County league for years. He also enjoyed playing slow pitch ball.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Bellin of Wausau; daughters, RaDell (Kraig) Jaeger of Merrill and Randa (John) Bangart of Mosinee; son, Jesse (Samantha) Bellin of Gleason; grandchildren, Randi Jaeger (Tom Flasch), Hunter Jaeger (Alex LaFond), Jared Elliott (Dean ‘Dee’ Hable), Trevor Bangart, Wesley Jones, Corbin Jones and Brooklyn Bellin; great-grandson, Kaden Flasch; sisters, Joyce (Kermit) Doering of Gleason and Cathy (Duane) Krause of Merrill; brother, Donald (Lucille) Bellin of Merrill; brothers-in-law, Albert Herdt of Merrill, Charles Reinhardt (Joan Beyer) of Merrill, Randy (Debbie) Doering of Texas, Steve (Rheia) Doering of Texas and Larry Doering of Texas; many nieces and nephews; and many, many special friends. Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margarite Bellin; grandchildren, Paige Elliott and Baby Boy Bellin; sisters, Dawn Herdt and Faye Reinhardt; and in-laws, Clara and John Kleinberg, Dell Doering and Richard and Gretal Doering.
There will be a small service for immediate family at Wildwood Chapel United Methodist Church, Gleason, on Monday, March 19, 2018. There will be a celebration of life at the Eagles Club in Merrill from 1:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M., also on Monday, March 19, 2018. Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Merrill, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com
The Bellin family wishes to thank the staff members at Aspirus Wausau Hospital who took care of Randal. They would also like to thank the Wausau Fire Department Paramedics.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice in Randy’s name.