Rodney Charles Wedin
Published 9:06 am Monday, July 6, 2020
Rodney “Rocky” Wedin, age 88, of Alden died on Monday April 27, 2020 at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community. A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Rosehill Cemetery in Wells, MN, with Pastor Chris Leistra officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Wells Color Guard. Please visit brussheitner.com to leave online condolences. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with arrangements.
Rodney was born November 6, 1931 in Wells, Minnesota to Milo (aka. Mike) and Bertha (Leedahl) Wedin. He graduated from Wells High School. After High School he attended Minnesota State University, Mankato. As member of the US Army he served in the Korean War. On January 31, 1959 he married Marlene Olson. Rodney was a life-long farmer in the Alden area. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Wells. He was an active member in the Wells American Legion Post where he helped prepare countless meals for the post over the years. He was involved with the American Legion baseball program for 30 plus years and now each year at the State Tournament the Sportsmanship trophy is given out in his honor.
Rodney was preceded in death by his parents Milo and Bertha Wedin.
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Rodney is survived by his wife Marlene Wedin, his five children Mike Wedin and wife (Uncle) Carrie of Nisswa, Minnesota, Brenda Schulz of Alpharetta, Georgia, Milo Wedin of Owatonna, Minnesota, Barb Greff and husband Brian of Roland, Iowa and Mark Wedin and wife Jennifer of Alden. Twelve grandchildren, Samantha, Dustin and Andrew Schulz, Chase, Dylan, Cody and Dane Wedin, Ashley and Jens Greff and Hayley, Faith and Abby Wedin. One great grandson Elijah.