Randal V. ‘Randy’ Pallin, 51

Randal V. "Randy" Pallin of Waukesha died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident at the age of 51.

He was born in Bessmer, Mich., on Dec. 23, 1960, the son of Charles and Penelope (nee Hoffman) Pallin. He was a 1978 graduate of Cedarburg High School. Randy was a longtime employee of MetalTek International. He loved fishing, hiking, playing softball, riding his motorcycle and walking his dogs.

Randy lived a healthy lifestyle but also enjoyed cheating once and a while eating cookies and ice cream. Randy was a very dedicated and hardworking man who always put others before himself. He loved children and family gatherings and was a great role model to all who knew him. He will always be remembered for his great laugh and for being the best dad, a great husband, a loving brother and a loyal friend.

He will be deeply missed by his parents, Charles and Penelope Pallin of Cedarburg; his wife, Dawn (nee Schiess) of Waukesha whom he married on July 16, 2005; his son, Jerome (Julie Hennecke) Pallin of Waukesha; his daughter, Melissa Pallin of Milwaukee; his stepsons, Jared Jakubowski and Heath (Samantha) Jakubowski both of West Bend; and one grandson, Jameson Jakubowski.

He is further survived by his brother, Jeffrey (Shelly) Pallin of Seabeck, Wash.; his sisters, Christine (Donald) Dodge of West Bend and Lauren (Robert Kohl) Pallin of Sun Prairie; his niece and nephews, Connor and Leia Pallin, Jamie Kuester and Maxwell and Griffin Kohl; his dogs, Rascal and Mandy; along with aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Family and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to HAWS, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at (262) 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.