Randy J. VanDriessche

Bay City, Michigan

      vandriesschephotoOur beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010 in a farming accident, age 52.  He was born August 21, 1957 in Bay City to the late Albert and Germaine (Powers) VanDriessche.  Randy married Susan L. Williams in St. Boniface Church on September 8, 1979, she survives him.  He was a farmer all of his life and had been employed with Pepsi Cola for 32 years.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church and enjoyed being outdoors and hunting in the Upper Peninsula.  Randy’s family meant the world to him. 

     Surviving besides his loving wife, Sue, are three daughters; Kimberly (Peter) Danielski, Kristy and Kathleen VanDriessche, a granddaughter, Madison Grace, one brother, Gary (Jane) VanDriessche, two sisters; Darlene (Ted) Jezewski and Sharon (David) Schabel, nieces and nephews; Cindy (Jeff) VanSumeren, David (Allison) VanDriessche, Renee (Aron) Petrosky, Brad (Jamey) Jezewski, Kerri (Dave) Haugh, Scott (Stacey) Schabel, Brian (Sarah) Schabel, Jason (Heather) Schabel, Karen (Chad) Kilbourn, aunts and uncles; Henry (Jane) Hribek, Mary Powers, and Blanche Ciesla, Randy’s mother in-law, Connie Williams, and two brother in-laws; Robert (Darla) Williams and Eric (Lisa) Williams.  Randy was predeceased by his father in-law, James Williams.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 10:00am at St. James Catholic Church.  Fr. Robert DeLand will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Wednesday from 12:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Thursday after 9:00am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Randy will be held Wednesday at 5:00pm at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

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