|Randy McBride, 26|
|Written by TRF Times|
Grand Forks, N.D. - Randy McBride, 26, died on Monday, August 15, 2005 at his mother’s farm at Mentor.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 22, at Hope Evangelical Covenant Church, Grand Forks, N.D., with Rev. Mark Andrews officiating. Interment will be held at Hawley Cemetery, Hawley.
Randy Dean McBride was born on March 9, 1979 in Thief River Falls, the son of Ronnie and Diana (Seidel) McBride. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith and attended school in Warren, graduating from Warren High School. Randy was an auto mechanic for many years. He also worked hauling beets as a truck driver and most recently worked as a forklift driver for RDO Foods in Grand Forks, N.D.
Randy was a go-getter for work or play. His work was his pride when he was at work. When at home, his family, friends and pet dog (Bear) were his fun.
There wasn’t much Randy wouldn’t or couldn’t do. His very favorite was riding motorcycle with his brother. They could do it all day. Being outdoors, doing and enjoying life was what Randy loved, snowcatting and ice fishing with friends Randy had a very good heart when it came to helping friends and family. Randy had a wonderful relationship with his nephew, Matthew.
Randy is survived by his pride and joy, his daughter, Madalynn Ann of Larimore, N.D.; his mother, Diana McBride of Mentor; his father, Ronnie McBride of Thief River Falls; brothers and sisters, Rick McBride of Grand Forks, N.D., Delbert McBride of South Dakota and Heather McBride of Thief River Falls, MN; grandparents, Filmore and Helga McBride of Middle River; step-sister, Veronica Truidth of Thief River Falls; great-grandmother, Oma of Germany; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins on both sides of the family.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Danica Elizabeth on August 17, 2004; grandparents, Lawrence and Joy Seidel; great-grandparents, Albert and Gertrude Seidel; great grandfather, Opa and many aunts, uncles and cousins.