Rodney A. Hangman, age 68 of Wynot, Nebraska, died on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton, South Dakota.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Maskell, Nebraska with the Rev. Chad Beckius officiating. Military rites by the Wynot American Legion Post #31. Cremation will occur after the funeral and burial will be at a later date. Visitation will begin at the church from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home of Hartington.
Pallbearers will be Ian Bishop, Jason Hangman, Logan Hogan, Mark Dowling, Michael Dowling, Ryan Olander and Travis Olander.
Rodney Albert Hangman was born on May 27, 1948 in Newcastle, Nebraska to Arden and Ina (Newton) Hangman. He graduated from Obert High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1972. Rodney worked for Hansen Implement, then married Barbara J. Skufca on March 12, 1977 in Mentor, Ohio. They moved to Euchlid, Ohio and lived there until 1990 when they moved back to Nebraska and he worked for Great Dane until 1995. Rodney was injured at that time and caused him to go into retirement early.
Rodney is survived by his wife Barbara of Wynot; daughter Michelle and husband Steve Rolfes of Sioux Falls, SD; son, Michael Hangman of Bayport, MN; three grandchildren Ian Bishop of Sioux Falls, SD; Leigha Hangman of Sioux Falls, SD; Brooklyn Haahr of Yankton, SD; four brothers Oden and Sheryl Hangman of Yankton, SD; Lamont and Clarice Hangman of Laurel, NE; Calvin Hangman of Texas; Tim Hangman of Ponca, NE; two sisters Pat and husband Doyle Andersen of Harrison, NE; Tina Skufca of Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews that were dearly loved.
Rodney was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Dianne and a sister-in-law Therese Olander.
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I may still be mad at you godfather but I miss you like crazy. Aunt Barb and Michelle I'm so sorry we couldn't be there with you tomorrow. I love you all!
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