Leland E. Shrode
December 22, 2019
Leland Everett Shrode, age 82 of Delano passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 22, 2019. He was born April 27, 1937 to Leroy and Lydia (Fenske) Shrode in Lester Prairie, Minnesota.
Leland was a longtime owner of Leland and Sons auto service in Delano. He served on the Delano Fire Department for 30+ years before retiring. Leland was a loving husband, dad, grandpa and great grandpa. He is survived by his wife Joanne of 63 years; sons Jeff (Doreen) Shrode, Kevin Shrode, Steve (Flo) Shrode; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; siblings Shirley (Jim) Gruba, Larry (Linda) Shrode.
Funeral services took place on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Delano United Methodist Church. Visitation was on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. fireman’s prayer at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, Minnesota. Visitation continued from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the church prior to service. Interment was in the Delano Public Cemetery.