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 Randy Gale Sopher

Randy Gale Sopher

Birth
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Nov 2012 (aged 54)
Colstrip, Rosebud County, Montana, USA
Burial Colstrip, Rosebud County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 101028474 · View Source
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Randy Gale Sopher was born on January 13, 1958 in Galesburg, Ill. to Ed and Mary Sopher. He was the oldest of two children, becoming a big brother to Teresa in 1960.

In 1969 Randy moved, with his family, to Colstrip Mt., where he lived for the remainder of his life. Randy was a member of the graduating class of 1976, at Colstrip High School. At the time, Randy was an active member of the school band where he played the trumpet, he played on the high school foot ball team, and he loved to ride motorcycles even if they did tended to hurt him a lot. He had a life time love for hunting, fishing, and camping, and later in life had a passion for raising his mules and horses.

In 1979, while working in Williston ND., Randy met and fell in love with Catherine Hill, who moved to Colstrip and became his wife on February 16, 1980. Randy began working for MPC/PPL in 1980 where he was a welder and equipment operator until he passed away.

Together he and Cathi had 3 children, Stephanie, Melissa, and Jeremiah. Through out the years Randy played an active role in the Colstrip Volunteer Fire Department, as well as the IBEW local 1638 union. He loved hunting any thing he could draw a tag for, the out doors and all that entailed, and shooting trap at the local trap club.

Randy was preceded in death by his grandparents: George and Eleanor Sopher, Juanita Holms Enyeardt, Willard "Willie" Holms and Grant Enyeardt.

He is survived by his parents: Ed and Mary Sopher, of Brownsville TX, his wife: Cathi Sopher of Roundup MT, his sister: Teresa Donahue and her husband Tom of Missoula MT and his children and grandchildren : Stephanie Lawrence and husband Ryan, their children Kaysea and Toby of Castle Rock CO., Melissa Bloxom and husband Greg, their children Carrie, Jacob, Deviin and Caitlynn of Gillette WY. and Jeremiah Sopher and his son Jason of Roundup MT.

Services for Randy will be held at a later


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  • Created by: Karen Griswold Stroh
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101028474
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Randy Gale Sopher (13 Jan 1958–17 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101028474, citing Colstrip Cemetery, Colstrip, Rosebud County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Griswold Stroh (contributor 47133098) .