Rodney John Numedahl

Monday, August 28, 2023 7:29 am

Rodney John Numedahl, 43, of Ossian, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2023 at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. .

He was born May 1, 1980 to Robert and Joyce (Meyer) Numedahl at the Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, Iowa. He was baptized June 1, 1980 by Rev. George Bauman at Calmar Lutheran Church in Calmar, Iowa and confirmed April 30, 1995 at Stavanger Lutheran Church, rural Ossian, by Rev. Wayne Ellingson. Rodney attended South Winneshiek School.

Rodney had a CDL and hazmat driver’s license and drove for many companies, hauling liquid fertilizer, cattle, horses and hogs from down south to out west. He worked for various farmers doing custom work, field work, shocking weeds for organic farmers and working for Northeast Iowa Pumping service. Rodney thought the world of his nephews, Cashden and Westin and loved playing board games with them and teasing them.

Rodney is survived by his parents, Robert and Joyce Numedahl; brother, Richard Numedahl; sister-in-law, Christie Numedahl; nephews, Cashden and Westin Numedahl and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparent, Raymond and Magdalen Numedahl and John and Vivian Meyer and uncles, Dale Hageman and Ronald Numedahl; aunt, Karen Skrypek and cousin, Alan Hageman.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 8, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ossian Lutheran Church, Ossian, and also one hour before services at the church on Saturday. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Ossian Lutheran Church, Ossian.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Ossian.

Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Ossian is assisting the family with services.

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