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Published June 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Randy Baumgarten

Randy passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo,ND with family by his side.

Randy was born in Fargo on November 25, 1955, the son of Allen and Evelyn Baumgarten. Growing up with his two brothers on the family farm near Durbin, he graduated from Central Cass High School in 1974. Randy briefly continued his education at tech school in Colorado, before returning to the farm. He spent the rest of his life farming and ranching with his father and son, with stints of trucking and car restoration/painting interspersed between seasons. Married to Jacki Knapp from 1983 to 1992, together they raised 4 children, whom he loved dearly and was fiercely devoted to. Randy enjoyed staying up-to-date on the latest movies, going out to eat (especially at Zorbaz!), playing Phase Ten, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, and spending time with his children, family, and many friends. He was eagerly awaiting his first grandchild, due in December.

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