Rodney Owen Dybing

October 4, 1952 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 69)


   Rodney Owen Dybing, 69, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 5, 2021, in North Mankato, MN. Rod was born October 4, 1952 to Doris (Johnson) and Trygve Dybing in Lanesboro, MN. He graduated from Lanesboro High School and finished degrees at Waldorf College and UW River Falls, WI. Rod married Sandra Lee Osbeck of Golden Valley in 1978 and raised their three children, Landon, Jana and Brad in Lanesboro. Rod and Sandy moved to Alexandria in 2011 and then settled in St. Peter and North Mankato these last few years.

   Rod was very active in his community, including City Council, church, golf, baseball, bowling, fast pitch softball and many other activities. Rod made a life out of agri-sales including ownership of Minnesota Bio-AG, which he stepped away from in 2010. Rod’s zest for life made it easy for him to make friends and be liked. Rod had a personality that was larger than life and he will be dearly missed and remembered for his perseverance, optimism, work ethic, love and loyalty.

 Rod is survived by his wife Sandra; son Landon of Rochester; son Bradley of Minneapolis; daughter Jana (Geoff) Klein of Saint Peter; grandsons Owen and Palmer; mother, Doris Dybing; brother, Tom (Carol) Dybing; sister, Mary Triplett; brother, Phillip (Heidi) Dybing; sister, Kristi Wahlers; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Rod is preceded in death by his father Trygve; mother in-law, Violet Osbeck; brother-in-law, Larry Boh, and niece; Ruthie Triplett.

   Memorial service for Rod will be 11 a.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, with Pastor Kerry Eversole officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the church before services.  Burial will be in the Lanesboro Cemetery following the services.

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November 19, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
200 Kenilworth Ave N
Lanesboro, MN 55949

Memorial Service
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Lanesboro)

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