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Carl Edward Randall

April 30, 1974 — September 7, 2023


Carl Edward Randall, age 49, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2023 in Gleason, Wisconsin. He was born on April 30, 1974 to Ronald and Dawn (Pankow) Randall in Wausau, Wisconsin. He was baptized at First English Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wisconsin and he attended Wausau West High School.

Throughout his life, Carl worked a variety of jobs, he was a talented wood worker and a jack of all trades. Carl enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors, and occasionally visiting casinos. He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews, especially when he could pull pranks on them and wrestle with his nephew Mitchell. He was a stubborn, funny man, who loved giving his father a hard time. He loved hard rock music like Metallica and Kiss. He really cared for his two German Shepard’s, Kujo and Houdini.

Carl is survived by his parents: Ronald and Dawn Randall, siblings: Paul John “PJ” Randall and Jennifer (Aaron) Jill Prueser, nieces and nephews: Melissa, Stephanie, Lisa, Mitchell, and Abigail, great-nieces and nephews: Eli, Emma, Phoenix, Elaina, Charlie, Melody Jill “MJ”, Lillian, and Malaki, uncle: Kip Randall, aunt: Susan Pankow and many cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Edward and Audrey Mae Randall, maternal grandparents: Carl and Mary Pankow, uncles: Gary Randall, Gene Randall, Donald Pankow and Dean Pankow, nephew: Matthew Prueser and brother-in-law Gary Prueser.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Waid Funeral Home. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023 from 11:00 am until the time of service also at the funeral home.

The service will be live-streamed for those unable to attend, it will be posted under his obituary on the funeral home website and will start at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2023. It will then be posted as a recording for future viewing.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude’s or Shriners Hospitals for Children in loving memory of Carl.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at

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