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Warren “Willy” Edward Willand

Warren Willand

Born:  September 8, 1943
Died:   May 5, 2019


Date:  Wednesday, May 8

Time:  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, Northwood

Funeral Service

Date:  Thursday, May 9

Time:  10:30 a.m.
Location: Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, Northwood


Location: Sunset Rest Cemetery, Northwood


Warren “Willy” Edward Willand, 75, of Northwood, Iowa passed away Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at Muse Norris Hopice of North Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 8th at Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home in Northwood. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, May 9th at Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home in Northwood. Burial will follow at Sunset Rest Cemetery, Northwood.

Warren was born September 8th, 1943 in Mason City, Iowa at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital to Walter and Ellnora (Anderson) Willand. He graduated from Northwood High School in May 1961. Warren then entered the Army in 1964 and was honorably discharged from the service in 1968.   Warren farmed for many years, worked for Kensett Feed Mill, and, prior to his retirement, Randall’s Transit Mix.

Warren was united in marriage to Harriet Peterson at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Scarville, Iowa on April 25, 1964. To this union Wesley, Sara and Daniel were born. Warren and Harriet enjoyed many trips to visit Wes and Dan and their families in many parts of the United States while they served in the United States Air Force. They greatly enjoyed attending many of their grandchildren’s events. He also enjoyed crossword puzzles, spending time with friends and family and fishing.

Warren is survived by his children: Wesley Willand, Cheney, Washington; Sara (Dan) Jacobs, St. Ansgar; Daniel (Jennifer) Willand, Northwood; grandchildren: Spencer, Walter, Skyler, Elizabeth, Ian, Sawyer, Alex and Sage; great grandson, Race; step-grandchildren Jamie, Brenna and Joey; step-great-grandson, Lincoln; brother Ward (Emilie) Willand; sister-in-law Beverly Grotsun; brother-in-law Homer (Penny) Peterson; and sister-in-law Linda Peterson. As well as many extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Harriet; parents Walter and Ellnora Willand; brother Wayne Willand; sister Marcia Willand; father and mother-in-law Henry and Alice Peterson; sister-in-law Joyce Willand and brother-in-law Harlan Peterson.

Following the visitation, there will be a gathering from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Northwood VFW.  Please join us to if you are able.










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