Randal “Randy” “Chubby” Daniel Halbach, age 64, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, from a brain tumor, on Saturday November 20, 2021, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. He was born in Sheboygan on February 15, 1957, the son of Alphonse and Myrtle Allen Halbach.
Randy attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan South High School in 1976. On February 18, 1978, he was united in marriage to Gail Wogsland in Green Bay. He was employed at the Kohler Company for 40 years, retiring in February of 2018. Randy played music for many years and was a member of the Rose Island Band. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, golfing, camping, cribbage, Sheephead and driving his Corvette. Randy also loved to fry out, deep fry fish and smoke food. He was always upbeat, positive, life of the party and was one of a kind. He truly loved life. Randy had a heart of gold and would always help anyone. He loved his family to the moon and back. Randy also loved his baby girl, which was his black lab “Phoebe.”
Survivors include his wife, Gail; daughter, Tanya (Troy) Reineking; grandchildren, Klohie and Keegen Kuehne; father, Alphonse Halbach and special friend Marlyn Schmitz; his siblings, Gary (Sandy) Halbach, Cindy (Mike) Woelfel, Tim (Diane) Halbach, Tom (Kelly) Halbach, and special family friend Sandie Kozicki who was the fiancé to the late Jack Wogsland, nieces and nephews, Kristen Halbach, Jessica (Carlos) Escobar, Jason (Ashley) Halbach, Christopher Woelfel, Matt (Brittney) Woelfel, Michael Woelfel, Christina Woelfel, Allysa (C.J.) Girdaukas, Patrick (Carrie) Halbach, Sabrina (Ben) Kiefer, Chelsea (Mitch) Lenz, Shawna Halbach, Kyle Wogsland, Nathen (Jessica) Wogsland and Libby (Pat) Wetzel. He is further survived by great-nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Randy was preceded in death by his daughter, Trisha, mother, Myrtle Halbach, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harry and Shirley Wogsland, and brothers-in-law, Gary Wogsland and Jack Wogsland.
Family and friends may gather at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan on Saturday November 27, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Fr. Subi Thomas will officiate. Masks will be required for the visitation and funeral.
Randy’s family would like to thank the staff at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, Aurora St. Luke’s Hospital and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for all their loving care and support.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
I will miss you Randy. Thank you for your acts of generosity. You have always been kind to me and offered hospitality at the campground, shared what you had, and the great stories and you kind and happy personality. I will miss you my friend, but I will never forget the memories you gave me. Thank you for your friendship, I have been blessed to have met you and shared a few moments with you. Rest in piece and make everyone laugh up there.
I want to extend my condolences to the Halbach family over the passing of Randy.
Randy and I were friends back in grade school at St. Peter Claver. We spent time together doing what kids did, hanging out playing basketball, fishing in the summer months and pickup games of football with the neighbor kids. Not to mention chasing girls, which was mostly us chasing and the girls running away. We went on a weekend retreat together through the school to St. Lawrence Seminary. It was a lot of fun meeting all the other kids, and Randy being the great guitar player, got us in the talent show where we sang and he played.
Randy was a good guy and I was happy to have a friend like him.
God Bless Randy.
My sympathies to the Halbach family. I knew Randy in school at St. Pete's. Always loved hearing him play and sing (especially "knock 3 times on ceiling "! Our families got together occasionally. Anyway, lots more memories that I have so I'll just say "Good times may come and go but thank God memories do last forever ".
Tommy, Tim and all the Halbach clan, Sorry to see the loss of your brother. I didn't know him, but if he was a Halbach, then he had to be a good man. When i saw the picture in the Press I was hoping it wasn't your brother, but he looked like you guys and unfortunately it was. My deepest sympathies to all.. Take care of each other and as always keep the faith.. Spears
To all! I am so very sorry to read that Randy has passed! My sincere condolences to the entire family. May you find peace in knowing Randy is in the comfort of Gods arms!
We learned of Randy's passing, to say Karen and I are so sorry for the Halbach family and Gail, Tanya! I considered A good friend and his dad Al whom I have known for over thirty years. The energy and outlook Randy always had towards others was overwhelming. We had good times and I will cherish the memories and think of Randy and his infectious attitude often! Our sincere blessing to Gail and Tanya in these tough times...Gail was always a kind and caring person as gracious host whenever we would get together. The Halbach family are quality individuals for the rest of us as reminder there are no guarantees in life...be good to everyone and cherish everyday we are blessed!.
I knew Randy from Kohler Company. My condolences to his family.
Thoughts and prayers to your family. He will be missed.
Love and prayers to Gail and family. I have fond memories of Randy singing and playing his guitar ❤️
Randy was a great friend of ours we will miss him Randy always had a drink and food for his many friends
Sending my thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Randy was a great guy. May he rest peacefully.
My sympathies to the entire family!!! Sending you all love and prayers at this difficult time.
Tom my sympathies to you and your family! Peace be with you all.