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Randall Roethemeyer, 54 - May 24, 2015

Randall Dee Roethemeyer, 54, of Gothenburg passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Omaha surrounded by family members.
Services will take place at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Gothenburg on Friday, May 29, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jeff Cottingham officiating. Burial will be at the Curtis Cemetery.
A visitation will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Thursday, May 28, from 1 to 7 p.m.
Roethemeyer, an “angel unaware,” was born the 10th child of Melvin William and Elda Regina (Wendland) Roethemeyer on March 26, 1961, at a family farm north of Maywood.
He was loved, spoiled and taught the “tricks of the trade” that all farm children need to know by siblings, Jerry, Melva Jean, Joyce, Donna, Phylis, Donald, Gordon, Stanley and Virginia.
Growing up on a farm, he had numerous opportunities to ride on a combine and in the grain trucks during harvest, play in the dirt, climb trees, chase chickens and so much more.
Roethemeyer attended the Developmental Training Center in McCook for his early education.
He was baptized into the Missouri Synod Lutheran faith at Zion Lutheran Church in Wellfleet. He loved attending church, according to family members, singing the hymns and worshiping his Savior. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Gothenburg.
Roethemeyer lived with his friend, Rodney Munster, in Gothenburg and attended South Central Developmental Center in Cozad.
?Others praised him for his good manners and polite behavior, the family said. He always wore a smile and was not known to complain.
?He also loved music, dancing, singing, bingo and watching movies as well as enjoying short trips to casinos and playing the slots with family members.
Roethemeyer will be missed by his family, friends and his peers at South Central Developmental Center, stated family.
He was proceeded in death by: his parents, Melvin and Elda Roethemeyer; a brother-in-law, Denny Geiser; niece, Diane Roethemeyer; nephews—Matthew and Eugene Jesse and Lane Geiser.
Survivors include: Jerry and Pat Roethemeyer and family, Melva Jean Geiser and family, Joyce and Gary Jesse and family, Donna and Jim Brown and family, Phylis and Jay Anderson and family, Donald Roethemeyer and family, Gordon and Mary Roethemeyer and family, Stanley Roethemeyer and family, and Virginia Roethemeyer and family.
Memorials suggested to Special Olympics Nebraska.