Randy & Alta Rodencal

Randy Robert Rodencal (67) and Alta Mae Rodencal, née Styer (82), husband and wife of 45 years, of Lewistown, MT were called to their heavenly home together on September 18, 2018 while on a fishing trip near Great Falls, MT.
Randy Robert Rodencal was born on July 20, 1951 in Black River Falls, WI to Robert and Doris (Bartos) Rodencal. He spent his early life in Auroraville WI, and graduated from Berlin High School in 1969. Soon after, he traveled out west and settled in Montana where he worked as a hunting guide for S & W Outfitters in Lewistown, MT. Later on he worked as a fishery technician for the Montana Dept. of Fish, Wildlife and Parks; from which he retired in 2013. In addition to his love of hunting and fishing, he was an avid Packers and Brewers fan.
Alta Mae Styer Rodencal was born August 3, 1936 to Ed and Mildred (Micky) Ellis Styer. She had three children, Rick, Debra Lynn and Cheryl Arlee (1961-1963). She grew up on her family ranch near Roy, MT and graduated from Roy Public Schools in 1955.
Randy and Alta were married in 1973, working and making their home on the Styer family ranch before settling in Lewistown, MT. After retiring, they spent their summers as campground hosts in the Big Horn Mountains and near Glacier Park as well as traveling home to Wisconsin and spending winters with family friends in Texas.
Randy and Alta were preceded in death by their parents and Alta’s daughter, Cheryl.
They are survived by their daughter, Debra (David) Stahl, of Gillette, WY; son, Rick (LuLu) Akerley, of Salmon ID; granddaughters, Brandi (Daniel) Lang, of Winnett, MT, Danna (Kris) Magowan, of Torrance CA; Tiah (Luis), of Lone, CA; Sarah Gribble, of Plymouth, CA; Cullen Akerley of El Dorado, CA; and great-grandchildren Gracie & Gunner Lang, Andrew & Sienna Magowan, Caden & Claire Gribble; Alta’s brother, Jack Styer of Lewistown, MT. They are further survived by Randy’s brother, Mike (Bea) Rodencal of Poy Sippi WI; sisters, Mary (Steve) Krahn of Green Lake, WI, Linda (Roger) Luckjohn of Ranchester, WY, Chris Olson of Berlin, Sherry (Pete) Disterhaft of Berlin, WI, Ginny (Special friend, Bob) of Berlin, WI and Barbara (Ron) Wegenke of Berlin, WI. They will lovingly be remembered by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, family, and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lewistown Church of Christ in Lewistown, MT, with Pastor Jake Zauche officiating. A Family Celebration of Life will also be held in Berlin, WI at a later date.
Although we will sadly miss our loved ones, our peace is found in knowing that Randy and Alta lived and left this world together, doing what they loved most: ranching, camping, hunting, fishing, spending time together with family and friends and mostly, loving the Lord. Romans 8:28 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”.