NEW ULM – Blessed with saving faith in Jesus Christ, Randy Drill, 56, was called home to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, October 10, 2013.
Funeral service will be 11 am Monday, October 14, 2013 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with Pastor Donald Sutton officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 pm Sunday and 7:30-8:30 am at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Monday. To sign the guest book or to leave an online condolence for his family go to: www.mvfh.org.
Randy is survived by his wife, Denise Drill of New Ulm; son, Michael Drill of New Ulm; sisters, Patricia Towner of North Mankato, Julie (Dean) Boelter of New Ulm; mother-in-law, Kathleen Sixel of Newton, Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Diane (Gary Kussow) Sixel of Kiel, Wisconsin; brothers-in-law, Thomas Sixel of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Todd (Deborah) Sixel of Kiel, Wisconsin; nephews, Aaron and Justin Towner, Ivon Steffen; nieces, Jessica Bradford, Jennifer Boelter, Jessica, Katie, and Nicole Sixel; and godparents, Donald and Myrtle Brand.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, George and Anna (Palmquist) Drill, Joseph and Sophia (Kuehn) Brand; and father-in-law, Donald Sixel.
Randall John Drill was born December 4, 1956, in New Ulm to Harvey and Marlys (Brand) Drill. He attended Cathedral High School and graduated with the class of 1975. After high school, Randy began working with Wallner Construction and continued working as a heavy equipment operator for MR Paving for over thirty years. On May 9, 1981, Randy was united in marriage to Denise Sixel at St. John – St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cleveland, Wisconsin. Randy enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, watching the Minnesota Vikings, basketball, and tennis. He was a loving husband and father with a strong faith in God and hope in eternal life. Randy was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Memorials are preferred to MVL, the ALS Association, the MLC Early Childhood Learning Center, and St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.