|2/27/2013 9:39:00 AM|
Barry Rand, 63, of Jeffers died Feb. 17, 2013, at his home in Jeffers.
Memorial services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m., at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom with Pastor Cole McCormick officiating.
Interment will be at a later date at Jeffers Cemetery in rural Jeffers.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom, which is handling the funeral arrangements.
Barry Edward Rand was born July 25, 1949, to Gordon and Gloria (Quade) Rand in Springfield. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jeffers and later confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Marshall.
He received his education from Marshall High School.
In 1969, Barry enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until being honorably discharged in 1971.
In 1974, Barry married Valerie Voss. They were blessed with two sons, Ryan and Matthew, before the marriage was dissolved in 1979.
Barry worked at Marshall Northwest Pipes and Marshall Water Sanitation before moving to Jeffers. He worked at the Slipper Inn for over 20 years before retiring in 2011.
Barry enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, gardening, woodworking and reading.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Jo Rand and Lori (Rand) Swanson.
Survivors include his two sons, Ryan (Amy) Rand of Stockton and Matthew Rand of Marshall; two grandchildren; and a sister, Denise (Duane) Dahlheimer of St. Cloud.