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Randal Mathwick

January 30, 1955 — March 7, 2022

Randal (Randy) James Mathwick, 67, passed away March 7, 2022 after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer at Colonial Health and Rehab of Colby under the care of hospice and his loving sister.  He was born January 30, 1955, in Wausau, WI to Harvey and Ethel (Doede) Mathwick, the youngest of three boys and big brother to his sister Kay.

Randy grew up in Wausau, and graduated from Wausau West High School in 1973, during this time he earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  He attended UW Stout in Menomonie and earned a Bachelors Degree in Hotel, Motel Restaurant Management.  After an extensive career in restaurants including manager and executive chef at the Northernaire Resort in Three Lakes, WI and Tuscumbia Country Club & 680 North in Green Lake, WI, he later completed an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering/Structural Management from Moraine Park Technical College in 1995 and obtained his certification in land surveying.  He went on to work for Saylor Land Surveying and was the Director of Field Operations for the City of Duluth.

Randy was an avid Badger, Brewer and Packer fan, and enjoyed watching his teams compete throughout the years.  He was passionate about hunting and fishing and looked forward to the annual deer hunt with family and friends at the Mathwick Hunting 80 near Willard.  Randy was rarely seen without his canine companion, Maggie.

Randy is survived by his sister Kay (Jamie) Beck, Devils Lake, ND; niece Madison; nephews Christian, Matthew and Cameron.  Special friends Rick and Marcia Zeigler and Todd Shirley.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey (2017) and Ethel (1982), brothers Robert (2005) and Ronald (1991).

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 11AM at Mt. Olive Church, 6205 Alderson St, Weston, WI, with visitation one hour before the service.  Visitation will be Monday, March 14, 2022 from 5PM to 7PM at the Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St, Wausau, WI.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to "the family of Randy Mathwick" to be donated at later date to a charity of their choice.  Services will be livestreamed on

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