Dr. Randy Perepeluk, 68, died on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Lake City with Pastor Paul Ferderer officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lampe & Powers Funeral Home in Lake City.
Randolph William Metro Perepeluk was born on May 6, 1953, in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada, to John and Eva (Korotash) Perepeluk. Randy worked at Amisk Drilling, CN Railway and HBM&S mining company in Flin Flon. He also spent time at a farm they had in The Pas, Manitoba, duck hunting and goose hunting. He was a guide for hunters and fishermen who would come from the U.S., and he also worked for the family grocery store and Royal Billiards Pool Hall that was owned by his father.
Randy attended Palmer College of Chiropractic and worked as a chiropractor, acupuncturist and neurologist in Lake City.
On Dec. 27, 2004, Randy married Debera Dumdei in Omaha, Nebraska. Randy and Deb were knows as “leaf peepers,” they enjoyed spending time during the fall in Sagadahoc Bay, Georgetown, Maine, for many years. Randy enjoyed fishing, ham radio, camping and photography.
Randy is survived by his wife: Deb, of Lake City; stepchildren: Ray Barney of Carroll, Ryan Barney (Lorelei Livermore) of Lake City and Rachel Finley of Auburn; six step-grandchildren; brother: Danny (Arlene) Perepeluk; sisters: Carol Linnick and Lynn Cortash; three nephews and one niece, all of Canada; brother-in-law Larry (Donella) Dumdei, of Rockwell City; and sister-in-law: Cindy (Dave) Ford, of Lake City.
He was preceded in death by his parents.