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Rodney Roland

OAKDALE — A celebration of life for Rodney Roland, 54, Oakdale, will be at noon on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Oakdale Community Center.

Rodney Roland, 54, Oakdale, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at Osmond General Hospital.


He was born Oct. 12, 1967, to Robert and Gloria Roland in Osmond. He was employed by Guarantee Roofing & Sheet Metal of Norfolk since April 2000. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Roland, and sister-in-law Barb Roland.

He is survived by a son, Colton Roland of Yankton; four brothers, Robert “Butch” Roland of Tilden, Byron Roland of Oakdale, Aaron and Brenda Roland of Trumbull and Roger Roland of Wausa; three sisters, Bev and Ken Owen of Lincoln, Barb and Lyle Gullickson of Wausa, Brenda and Steve Barden of Coleridge; an uncle, Eugene Hunteman of Milton Freewater, Ore.; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome to bring photos or tokens to share at the memory table.

In other news

ELGIN — Services for Gladys M. Bauer, 99, formerly of Elgin, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The Rev. John Norman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in rural Clearwater.

ATKINSON — Services for Gloria Everett, 91, Atkinson, will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at the United Methodist Church in Atkinson. The Rev. Jean Estill will officiate with burial in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Atkinson.

WAUSA — Services for Payne Haberer, 2-year-old son of Chris and Heidi Haberer of Wausa, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Wausa. Payne Haberer died Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at University of Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.

LINCOLN — Services for Kenneth G. Hopkins, 93, Lincoln will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 40th and Yankee Hill Road, in Lincoln.

HADAR — Private graveside services for Carol L. (Wehrer) Widhalm, 82, Norfolk, will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in rural Hadar. Carol Widhalm died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.

O’NEILL — Memorial services for Jerry Crosser, 71, O’Neill, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the First Christian Church in O’Neill. The Rev. Phil Olsen will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Inman Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Terry L. Denney, 70, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Matthew Gilmore will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

LINCOLN — Services for Phyllis M. Nielsen, 86, Lincoln, formerly of the Norfolk area, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Southwood Lutheran Church, 4301 Wilderness Hills Blvd., in Lincoln. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. at the Blair Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Tammie J. Wiegand, 53, Norfolk, are pending at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Tammie Wiegand died on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at her home in Norfolk.

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