Rodney 'Rod' Wiedrich

The funeral service for Rodney Wiedrich, 64, of Aberdeen, formerly of Mina, was at 11 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2022, at Zion Lutheran Church, with Pastor Arlyn Rusche officiating. Burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Rod died Thursday, July 14, at his home in Aberdeen after a courageous battle with cancer.

Rodney Wiedrich was born November 2, 1957, to George and Wilma (Kisse) Wiedrich in Fargo, N.D. He went to elementary and junior high school in Bismarck, N.D., and graduated from Bismarck High School in 1976. He lived near Mandan, N.D. where he enjoyed ranching, motorcycles, cars, hunting and fishing.

He married Ann Keller in 1984 and they had a son, Weston, born November 20, 1984. Rod moved to Mina in 1992. He married Rosina Hoffman August 20, 1994. Rod started his own construction business in 2002 and retired in 2020.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, gardener, and Pinochle player.

Grateful for having shared Rod's life are his wife, Rose Wiedrich of Aberdeen; mother, Wilma Wiedrich; son, Weston (Brooke) Wiedrich; grandchildren, Lily, Jaden, Elliot, Kinley, Garrett, Hadley, and Sawyer; brother, Keith (Lucy) Wiedrich; brother-in-law Jerome (Romona Cole) Hoffman; and mother-in-law, Wilma Zimmerman.

Preceding Rod in death is his father, George Wiedrich.

Arrangements by Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, Aberdeen.


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