|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1937|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2010|
Rodney Will was born on January 29, 1937, in Dale Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota to the late Lloyd Dale and Evelyn Mildred (Scheldorf) Will. He was baptized on June 20, 1937 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Windom and later confirmed in that same church on May 25, 1952. Rodney received his education in the Windom Public Schools; graduating in the Class of 1955. From 1952 until 1958, Rodney served in the Minnesota National Guard.
On December 30, 1960, Rodney was united in marriage to Helen Jean Pehlke in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. This marriage was blessed with four children, Kenneth, Randall, Karen and Bradley. Through the years, Rodney and Helen farmed in Dale Township until retiring in 2007. After retiring, they remained on the home place. Recently, Rodney's health began to decline and he was placed in hospice care in his home where he passed early Tuesday morning, October 5, 2010, at the age of 73.
Rodney was a lifetime member of the Lutheran Church of our Savior in Windom where he was an usher. He also was on a dart team and was a member of the Cottonwood County Pork Producers.
Rodney had many enjoyments in life which included woodworking, playing "kitchen", "nurse" or anything the grandchildren wanted, fishing, hunting, and farming.
Rodney is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Helen Will of Windom; four children, Kenneth Will and his friend, Cheryl Nelson and her children, of Windom; Randall Will and his wife, Julie, of Windom; Karen Sell and her husband, Timothy, of Storden; Bradley Will of Henry, SD; five grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Chmiel and her husband, Jack, of Rhinelander, WI; sister-in-law, Margaret Will of Jeffers; brother-in-law, Charles Knabe of Kensington; and many nieces and nephews.
Rodney is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Lloyd Will, Jr; and one sister, Mildred Knabe.
Blessed be the memory of Rodney Will.
Created by: Angela Scott
Record added: Apr 17, 2012
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