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Rodney Royce Oslin

March 10, 1934 — February 10, 2021

Rodney Oslin passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the Sandstone Health Center in Sandstone at the age of 86.

Rodney Royce Oslin was born March 10, 1934 to Edward and Susie (Mohrenweiser) Oslin on the family farm in Peace Township.  Rodney’s parents introduced Rodney and his siblings to hard work at an early age.  Rodney and his siblings were milking cows before and after school; he kept that strong work ethic throughout his life. 

In the 1950’s Rodney enlisted in the United States Army and after serving his country and upon honorable discharge he returned to his family in Mora.  Rodney had met Judith McGuire prior to serving in the Army and they were married on May 19, 1962.  Together they made their first home in the town of Mora.  Rodney and Judith later moved to the family farm in Pomroy Township where they lived until they left this world.

Along with raising beef cattle with Judith; Rodney was employed as a heavy equipment operator with various construction companies in the area.  He later started his own construction business and after retirement farmed full time. 

Rodney and Judith raised five sons whom they loved dearly.  Rod loved spending time outdoors especially hunting and fishing.  

Rodney is survived by his sons: Shane Oslin, Cory Oslin, Chad (Heather) Oslin, Cody Oslin; grandchildren: Teagen, Gavin, Reese; sister-in-law Loraine Oslin; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Susie Oslin; wife Judith Oslin; son Shawn Oslin; brother Dean Oslin; sisters Shirley (Everett) Davis and Dorothy (Wallace) Erickson.

Father Joseph Sirba will officiate at a Mass of Christian Burial for Rodney: 11 AM; Tuesday (2/16) at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Hinckley with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the church.  Casket bearers include Larry Oslin, David Oslin, Randy Davis and Adam Peterson with the interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Mora.  Military honors will be provided by the Lee Goldsmith American Legion Post # 201 of Mora.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel.
www.FuneralAndCremationService.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

203 Lawler Ave N, Hinckley, MN 55037

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

203 Lawler Ave N, Hinckley, MN 55037

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