Rammelt retirement


Randall “Rambo” S. Rammelt retired April 5, 2021, with more than 41 years of service, from the Jefferson County Highway Department. Randy started with the Highway Department Oct. 14, 1979 as a rest area caretaker. Through the years he has held several positions including patrolman, breaker operator, bridge crew worker and paver operator. During his final 12 years of service, he held the position of bridge crew lead worker. Rammelt was very active in the highway department’s union, Local 655. He served many years as an officer and was a dedicated member. Rammelt lives outside of Rome with his wife Toni. They have five children: Ryan, Jessica, Ashley, Steve and Jim Mesmer. They also have seven granddaughters. Randy plans to enjoy his retirement gardening, fishing, finishing home projects, and babysitting. ABOVE: Randall “Rambo” S. Rammelt was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for over 41 years of outstanding service and dedication with the Jefferson County Highway Department. Shown, left to right, are Highway Superintendent Mark Gorkowski; Highway Superintendent Greg Koeppel; retiree, Randall Rammelt; Highway Commissioner Bill Kern; and Highway Superintendent Sean Heaslip.

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