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Rande L. Stauffer

May 1, 1950 — February 13, 2023



Rande L. Stauffer, 72 of Washington, died Monday, February 13, 2023, surrounded by his family at home.

His body has been cremated and will be interred at Elm Grove Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 1-4:00PM, Saturday, February 18, 2023, at the Beatty-Petersiem Funeral Home in Washington. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for PAWS and More Animal Shelter.

Rande was born May 1, 1950, in Mt Pleasant, Iowa, the son of Ervin and Virginia (Wyse) Stauffer. He graduated from WACO High School in 1968. He was united in marriage to Jan (Wick) Prottsman on November 25, 1987, in New London. Rande started out his career as a track inspector for the Burlington Northern Railroad. He then pursued his passion of automotive as a service manager at several local area auto dealerships along with co-owning a local auto dealership. Rande co-owned Paul Revere’s Pizza, along with his wife Jan, for many years. You could usually find Rande in his garage restoring and collecting classic cars or spending time with his grandchildren. He shared this passion and was able to pass this on to his kids and grandchildren.  

Survivors include his wife Jan Stauffer of Washington, IA, three children: Michelle (Truckie) Harbison of Crawfordsville, IA, Matthew (Miranda) Stauffer of Moscow, IA, Jaden (Michele) Prottsman of Riverside, IA, five grandchildren: Logan, Caedon, Adisyn, Joslyn, and Quintyn, his mother Virginia along with one brother and one sister. Rande also had his loving dog companions Libby, Jasper, and Bella.

Proceeding Rande in death was his father Ervin Stauffer and his loving dog Boomer.

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Saturday, February 18, 2023

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Beatty Funeral Home & Cremation Service Washington

107 S 15th Ave, Washington, IA 52353

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