Funeral Service for Edward Rowland, age 88, of Wheaton, Minnesota will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Ranney-Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton, Minnesota with Rev. Tim Shekleton officiating. Pallbearers will be Trevor Waldeland, Travis Waldeland, Ryan Rowland, Nathan Rowland, Jason Rowland, Brandon Rowland, Chad Rowland and Cory Rowland. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mary's family. Interment will be in Wildwood Cemetery, rural Wheaton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the Ranney-Bainbridge Funeral Home on Wednesday. Edward Donald Rowland was born on January 17, 1924 in Beardsley, Minnesota to Andrew and Mary Lucy (Hills) Rowland. He was united in marriage to Mary Stoick on December 16, 1946 in Beardsley. Edward worked for Lichtsinn farms for 24 years. His hobbies included: gardening, fishing and taking a drive with Mary to see the wildlife, fields and to Lee's lake place. Edward passed away on December 1, 2012 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. Edward is survived by six children: Dianne (Rick) Waldeland, of Burnsville, Minnesota; Gene (Colleen) Rowland of Carver, Minnesota; Dave (Caddy) Rowland of St. Paul, Minnesota; Tim Rowland (special friend Tricia Fischer) of Savage, Minnesota; Edward (Sandy) Rowland Jr. of Otsego, Minnesota and Lee Rowland (special friend Donna Kaufman) of Wheaton, Minnesota; eight grandsons: Trevor (Pam) Waldeland, Travis (Dawn) Waldeland, Ryan Rowland (special friend Yuki), Nathan Rowland, Jason Rowland, Brandon Rowland (fiance Jenny), Chad (Angie) Rowland, Cory Rowland (special friend Erica); four great-granddaughters: Rena, Sara and Julieanne Waldeland and Patience Rowland; step grandchildren: Justice and Cherish; special grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Crista (Wiley) Post, Michelle Ulrich, Cameron Koch, Kyler and Jayla Post, Talan and Mason Ulrich; and one sister-in-law Betty Rowland of Monticello, Minnesota. Edward was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister Elsie Caster, and brothers: Arlie, John, Dan and Luvern.