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Randy V Groth

November 6, 1957 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 62)


Mr. Randy V. Groth, of Onalaska, WI, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the age of 62.

Randy was born to parents Albert and June Groth on November 6, 1957 in Rockford, IL. He grew up as the eldest of four and attended Spring Valley High School. In 1975, he married Dianne Gerking and they had a Daughter.  He married a second time in 1989 to Barb Muri and they later divorced.

Randy attended Rochester technical college for auto mechanics.  After school he moved to Winona, and then LaCrosse to work as a Chevrolet Certified master mechanic.  At this time he was also an active volunteer first responder and fire fighter for the Shelby Fire Department.  After 30 years of mechanics, Randy transitioned to driving truck and later working in a job he loved as the counter man for DCA Racing.  Randy was a lifelong racing fan and loved all forms of the sport.  He spent many hours providing advice to local racers, as well as working with numerous racing teams.

Randy is survived by his daughter, Angela (Chris) Leff; his sisters, Susan Stiles and Laurell (Fred) Peaslee; his brother Timothy: and three grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert Groth and June Menke.

A memorial service will be available to the public at the Kiwanis shelter on Prairie Island Thursday, July 30, 2020 between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. A private interment ceremony will be held at a later date. The family is grateful for the condolences. 

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please direct all donations to the Go Fund Me page set up to benefit his Daughter and her family

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home & Crematory, Winona, MN and Fountain City, WI.  Words of sympathy and remembrance can be given at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
July 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kiwanis Shelter Prairie Island
1120 Prairie Island Rd., N
Winona, MN 55987

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