January 10, 1958 – November 3, 2017
TWIN FALLS — Rande Ray Ruhter, 59, of Twin Falls, ID passed away November 3, 2017 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID. On January 10, 1958, Rande was born in Twin Falls, ID to Devon Sr. and Norma Ruhter. He grew up on the family farm South of Buhl. Rande attended Clover Trinity Lutheran School and graduated from Castleford High School. He continued his education at CSI where he studied farm equipment mechanics. Rande worked in agriculture related jobs throughout his life. He was a Boiler Technician at Idaho Frozen Foods and also enjoyed his employment at the Twin Falls Livestock Commission Company where he worked not only with the animals but also talked with friends, told stories, and drank coffee with co-workers, friends, and neighbors.
Rande and his wife Linda were married 32 years, together they raised her daughters Candi Sego and Crystal Mattson as well as her son Justin Mattson. He is survived by Linda’s daughters, Candi, Crystal, and Crystal’s son Justin. His brothers Devon Jr (Luella), Melvin, and Boyd as well as his sister Grace (Jerry) Owen. He is also survived by many nephews and nieces. Rande is preceded in death by his wife, parents, and brother Jon.
Rande will be remembered as a kind-hearted person who was always willing to help anyone who needed a helping hand.
A viewing for Randy will be held at Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home on Thursday November 9, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and following will be a celebration of life held at the Twin Falls Livestock Commission Company on Friday November 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.