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Randy Van Wagenen- Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Randy Van Wagenen

      Randy Van Wagenen 51. died Aug. 22, 2009 at his home in Ashton.

Randy was born Jan. 3, 1958 in Salt Lake City, UT. the son of Robert Ray Van Wagenen & Audrey Fay Gillette Van Wagenen. He grew up in the Rexburg area where he graduated from Madison High School in 1976. He also attended the North West Christian college in Portland Oregon from l977 - 1978

He married Rosane Bunnell on July 2, 1982 in Rexburg. They were later divorced.

Randy started working in the family owned “Automotive Supply Business in Rexburg at the age of 12. At the time of his death he was manager of Parts Service in Ashton, ID.

Randy loved serving the Lord and was a faithful and longtime member of the Light House Bible Baptist Church near Sugar City. He participated in the Bible Baptist Jail ministry at the Madison Co. Jail for 13 years, He also taught alcohol and drug counseling at the Jefferson Co. jail for 2 years.

He was an avid fly fisherman and mastered the art of fly tying. He also became a motorcycle enthusiast, like his father, and enjoyed riding and building classic motorcycles.

He is survived by a daughter Nicole Van Wagenen, Kalispell, MT.; his mother Audrey Woolley, St. Anthony and two brothers Nathan (Liby) Van Wagenen, San Mateo, CA.; and David Van Wagenen, St. Anthony, ID. He was preceded in death by his father and Step Father Mick Woolley.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church 1816 North Hwy. 33, Sugar City, ID. Friends may visit at the Bidwell Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Church Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 just prior to the services. Family suggest contributions be made to the Lighthouse Bible Baptist church. Burial will be in the Rexburg Cemetery.

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