Randy Hellmann, age 58 of Carlyle, passed away at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois on Saturday, March 13, 2021.
Mr. Hellman was born in Breese, Illinois on November 5, 1962, a son of Beverly Hellmann and the late Daniel Brassel. He married Lisa Vogel in Bartelso on May 10, 1986, and she survives in Carlyle.
In addition to his wife Lisa, Mr. Hellmann is survived by a son – Matthew Hellmann; a grandson – Joshua Hellmann; his mother – Beverly Hellmann of Breese; two brothers – Kirk Holtmann and wife Vicki, and Nathan Holtmann and wife Amy, all of Carlyle; his mother-in-law – Jeanette Vogel of Bartelso; a brother-in-law – Jeff Vogel and wife Geralyn of Breese; and his aunts and uncles – Garry and Anne Hellman of Breese, Leroy and Carolyn Hellman of Texas, and Sandy Hellman of Breese.
He was preceded in death by a son – Matthew Hellman on July 4, 2014; his father, Daniel Brassel; his father-in-law – James Vogel; his grandmother – Vernell Hellmann; and an uncle – Gordon Hellman.
Randy currently served as the staff representative for AFSCME Council 31. He retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections after 32 years of service. What Randy valued most was quality time with his family. They were always together, whether they were fishing the banks of the lake or hunting deer or other game in the woods. Randy loved being outdoors with his family. He was also a talented taxidermist who loved sharing his trophies with family and friends.
Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle on Friday, March 19, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Please wear a mask and refrain from close contact. A private Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Hellmann may be made to his family’s wishes. Memorials will be received through Zieren Funeral Home, PO Box 276, Carlyle, IL 62231. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.ZierenFuneralHome.com.