It is with great sadness that the family of Randy Gaylen Oberholtzer of Arrowwood, announce his sudden passing on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 59 years.
Randy was born on August 28, 1957 in Calgary, Alberta to Ivor and Eleanor Oberholtzer. Randy moved with his family from Arrowwood to Banff in 1968 where he attended school. He was an avid ski racer and enjoyed working in the family motel business. His adolescent years were filled with the pursuit of motorcycles, cars, and trucks. He earned his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying cross country trips. Randy returned to Arrowwood in Grade 12 to pursue a career on the farm. Randy worked to diversify the family operation to include cattle and custom farming. He was a loving father and grandfather.
He is survived by his mother Eleanor House, son Josh Oberholtzer (Steph) and daughter Kirby (Neil) Boivin, grandchildren Calum and Jackson Boivin, his brother Clark (Sheri) Oberholtzer and nieces Sarah and Madison Oberholtzer.
Randy was predeceased by his father, Ivor Oberholtzer in 1990.
Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2 pm at the Arrowwood Community Hall, Arrowwood, AB.
Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.