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Brandon King “Randy” Schlappi 1963 - 2013 Boise, ID

Brandon King “Randy” Schlappi, Boise, ID, went to heaven on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the age of 49. He was born on November 6, 1963, in Lawrence, KS, to Larry W. Schlappi and Sara A. King Schlappi. He is survived by his dad, Larry, and step-mom, Donna Schlappi of Manhattan, KS; brother, Greg (Amy) Schlappi of Landrum, SC; and sister, Julie Schlappi-Kirkwood (Kevin) of Lecompton, KS. Also surviving are nieces, Jessica (Ron) Keltner, Riki Darrah, and Shailey Darrah; nephews, Levi (Savannah) Flory and Ben Schlappi; great-niece, Leanna Flory; and his loving companion, Laura Peters of Boise, ID.
Randy graduated from Lawrence High School, and attended Emporia State University and Kansas University. He excelled at the game of golf. He learned an appreciation for the game, growing up in Lawrence, at Alvamar and went on to share his passion and skills with others at prestigious clubs in Michigan, Florida and Arizona. Randy was a fan of both Kansas State University and K.U. sports, as well as pro-football and pro-golf.
Randy was a proficient sales associate. While at WorldCom he led a team of 15 people and earned President Club Awards 1999-2002. He had the number one sales team of the nation in 2000 and 2001, when he also received sales manager of the year for those years. He also spent many years in the mortgage business and exceeded employers’ expectations while also receiving positive client reviews.
Randy was a kind, sweet, and loving man with a mischievous smile and sparkle in his eyes. He had an amazing ability to listen, and in doing so, many people were uplifted by his thoughtful words. Because of this, he was a stranger to no one and became lifelong friends with many.
Randy was predeceased by his mother, Sara King Schlappi; his grandparents, June and Estelene Schlappi and Floyd and Velma King; and his niece, Rami L. Darrah.
Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00 PM, at Alida-Upland Cooperative Parish Church, 2243 3300 Avenue, Junction City, KS 66441. Memorial contributions may be made to No Stone Unturned Foundation (for aiding autistic children) and sent in care of Larry Schlappi, 3913 Snowy Reach, Manhattan, KS 66503.
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