In Memory of Rod Wilcoxson

Rod Charles Wilcoxson, 54 of Amery, WI, formerly of Hudson, WI, passed away peacefully at Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN, on October 11, 2020. Rod was born on June 10, 1966 in Hudson, WI to Neil & Mary Jo Wilcoxson. He attended school at Hudson high & graduated with the class of 1984. After graduation, Rod went to WITC in New Richmond where he received his degree in Packaging Machinery. Out of school, he got a jump start at his career working at Dell Core in St. Paul, MN.

He was united in marriage to Laura Langness in 1986, their union would bless them with three children, Katie, Cody, and Rachael. Rod and Laura still remained good friends & together raised & supported their children. Rod loved life and spending time with family and friends. He was a very generous man in whatever he did. He will be sorely missed by all, this fun-loving & free-spirited man.

Rod was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jo Wilcoxson; grandparents, Milo & Beth (Linehan) Wilcoxson, and Melvin and Mildred Brown; step-grandmother, Jeannette Brown; brother-in-law, Eric Bjerstedt; uncles, Clair Wilcoxson & Charles Grant; aunts, Fay Nelson & Arlyss Wilcoxson.

He is survived by his father, Neil (Mary) Wilcoxson; children, Katie Wilcoxson, Cody Wilcoxson, Rachael (Keith) Lahde; grandchildren, Wyatt Wilcoxson and Aria Lahde; aunts, Vera Grant, Donna Wilcoxson, and Sandy Brown; great aunt, Ethel Guion; uncles, Paul Wilcoxson, Dennis Nelson, and Jerry Brown; siblings, Natalie Wilcoxson McNall, Susan Wilcoxson Bjerstedt, and Gregg Wilcoxson; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, & friends.

A Celebration of Rod’s Life will be held from 2:00-7:00 P.M, Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Rod’s Shop, 747 110th St. Amery, WI, 54001, where he spent most of his time living & creating his business, “Rodco Machinery Works.” A Private Interment will take place at German Settlement Cemetery in Hudson, WI. Cremation services entrusted to O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI, 715-386-3725, oconnellfuneralhomes.com.

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    • Dear Wilcoxson family,
      We are so very sorry to hear about Rod We haven’t seen him since Mary Jo’s funeral so we were surprised to hear this sad news. We always liked Rod! He was such a cute, comical, always smiling boy and always reminded me of John Denver. May his soul Rest In Peace and his
      Mother welcome him into her arms. Miss you all and wish you all health and healing. Much love and sympathy, Marie and Chuck Xxoo

    • MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO Rod’s family. I knew Rod thru his business and just wanted to say you are in my prayers in this sad time.
      May God Bless you!