Obituary: Randall F. Stephenson

June 23, 1940 ~ December 7, 2022

Randall F. Stephenson, 82 of Ellison Bay, died Tuesday, December 7, 2022, at the Pete and Julaine Horton Skilled Nursing Facility in Sturgeon Bay.

He was born June 23, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late Ralph and Esther (Oberg) Stephenson. Randy graduated from Carl Shurz High School in 1958 before attending Wright Jr. College. On July 20, 1959, he married Bonnie Lou Murphy at Midwest Bible Church in Chicago. They moved to Door County in 1999. Randy served as the Fire Captain for Hoffman Estates for many years and worked as a carpenter-home designer.

Randy was a talented oil painter.

Surviving family includes his loving wife, Bonnie; two dear sons, Todd (Donna) of Sturgeon Bay and Lance of Hampshire, IL; six grandchildren, Dana, Lauren (George), Cody (Stephanie), Lucas (Cassandra), Colleen, and Cara (Kledis) Kumbulla; five great-grandchildren, Rayland, Nora, Layla, Isabella, and Parker; sister in-laws, Lynn Stephenson of Wausau, WI, and Patricia Mae Kolbenz of Necedah, WI.

Private services will be held. Burial will be at Ellison Bay Cemetery.

Casperson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sister Bay is assisting the Stephenson family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Randall may be shared with his family through his tribute page at