Plainview Chapel
57 3rd Street SW
Plainview, MN 55964
507-534-2003
Eyota Chapel
115 South Ave.
Eyota, MN 55934
507-545-2020
Obituaries 2019
Roland Byron Wood, 76, died October 17, 2020, at his home in Reeds Landing.
Roland was born April 23, 1944 in Wabasha to Leslie and Mary (Gilchrest)
Wood. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1962. On January 25, 1964
he married Carol Schierts at St. Felix Catholic Church in Wabasha. They made
their home on the Wood family farm, rural Plainview, where they farmed until
retirement and moved to Reeds Landing.
Roland was a member of the Greenwood Prairie Old Iron Club and the
Wabasha County DHIA, ADA board, soil and Water board, Fair board,
Plainview Township Zoning board and was a 4-H leader. He was also a
member of St. Joachim Catholic Church in Plainview. Roland played on the
winter Plainview men’s volleyball league for many years. He and Carol did
University of Minnesota Dairy Tours traveling to Wisconsin, Idaho,
Pennsylvania and California. They took many car trips, traveling through-out
the United States. He also enjoyed playing cards and picking berries.
He is survived by his wife Carol; 4 sons, Michael (Kristin) Wood, Peter (Jill)
Wood, Bruce (Natalie) Wood and Dan (Nicole) Wood; 13 grandchildren,
Keegan, Parker, Devin, Casey, Levi, Kallie, Ryanne, Braiden, Alissa, Dana,
Emily, Jamie and Sawyer; 4 sisters, Patricia Ebner, Doris Weeks, Janice Hall
and Myra Gusa.
Preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, Arnold, Kenneth and Earl; 3
sisters, Ruth Firzlaff, Shirley Tyson and Elaine Koko.
A private burial at St. Joachim’s Catholic Cemetery was held November 14,
2020.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview assisted the family with the
arrangements.