Elene Frances Walz Randell, 92, passed away Mar. 14, 2020 at her home. She was born Dec. 14, 1927 in Hansen, Idaho. She attended school in Jerome, Idaho. On Jan. 2, 1945, she married Junior Randell. It was a love match that lasted 72 years until his death in 2017. It is hard to think of her without him. They did everything together. She was a farmer’s wife until they moved to Nampa in 1960. She was a scout leader, 4-H leader, and participated in all her kids’ activities. A great mother. She remained a 4-H leader for many years after her kids were raised. In about 1970 or so she became interested in ceramics, and achieved professional status, competing, teaching and even judging ceramic shows across the western states. She made many beautiful things. She and Junior enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, and just doing things together. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many different callings. She will be greatly missed by her 4 children, Carol Burtlow (Jim), Jane Sorensen (Gary), Tim Randell (Margaret), and Mark Randell (Lauretta), one sister LaVerna Schafer, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 starting at 2:00 pm at Rosedale Memorial Gardens, 10350 Iowa Ave, Payette, ID 83661
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