Funeral services were held Oct. 13 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. Burial was in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta, with military rites at the graveside by L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of Cherokee.
Ronny was born June 28, 1937 in Canistota, S.D. to Earl and Lois (Tarrell) Weiland. He graduated from Quimby High School in 1955, and served in the U. S. Navy from June of 1955 until March of 1963. He was married to Coleen Sue Morrow on April 14, 1957 in Cherokee. He worked for Mangold Plumbing for five years and Wilson Foods for many years before retiring in 2000. Ronny was affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Ronny was a resident of Cherokee most of his life and also lived in LeMars, Iowa for six years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and especially spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a great-grandson Gabriel Clausen, and his wife Coleen (in 2003).
He is survived by four children: Ronette Schultzen and her husband Brian of Moville; Marty Weiland and his wife Jean Ann of LeMars; Teresa Peters and her husband Jeff of LeMars; Terry Weiland and his wife Angie of Fostoria; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four brothes, Eugene Weiland and his wife Bertha of Cherokee; Darrell Weiland and his wife Diane of Cherokee; Jerry Weiland and his wife Madeline of Hartford, Conn.; and Wayne Weiland and his wife Kathy of South Sioux City, Neb.