Randall Joseph Roelle, age 64 of Okemos, Michigan went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 2, 2023 with his wife and daughter at his side at Sparrow Hospice House after complications from surgery. He was born on December 15, 1958 in Fostoria, Ohio.
In August 2001, he met wife Julia Walsh, who was in the process of adopting a little girl, Amy, from Acqtobe’ Kazakhstan. They married September 14, 2002, Amy was their flower girl. Randy also had 3 children, Heather, Tim and Alauna. All of his children meant the world to him.
As a family, Randy, Julia and Amy found First Baptist Church in Williamston, Michigan, where he used his talent as a soloist, and later singing with his wife, Julia. Randy was then invited to lead the church services, and to be director of the choir. He enjoyed serving the Lord very much in this way. In 2018, Randy and his family became members of Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. He loved tinkering in the garage, was very mechanically talented and also finished many projects and improvements around the family home.
Services will be held at Trinity Church at 3355 Dunckel Road in Lansing, Michigan with Pastor Marvin Williams presiding on July 14, 2023 at 1 pm. Visitation will be held at the church at 11 am until 1 pm. Burial will take place in Seneca Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Tiffin, Ohio on Saturday, July 15 at 1:30 pm. The family is being served by Palmer Bush Jensen Funeral Home, Delta Chapel.
Randy would want anyone who doesn’t know Christ as their personal savior to reach out to a Pastor or a Christian friend and ask how Jesus has changed their life.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to either Sparrow Hospice House or Trinity Church , both in Lansing in his name.