BUFFALO LAKE - Roman W. Quandt, 84, of Buffalo Lake, died Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Buffalo Lake Health Care Center in Buffalo Lake.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Fernando with Pastor Aaron Albrecht officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors being conducted by the American Legion Post 125 Honor Guard.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Fernando and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Friday.
Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon is in charge of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence for his family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org.
Roman is survived by his wife, Velda Quandt of Buffalo Lake; daughter, Susan Quandt and her special friend, Dirk Gustafson both of Minneapolis; sons and daughter-in-law, Richard and Tammy Quandt of Stewart, David Quandt of Mankato; grandchildren, Savannah, Jessica, Julie and Christopher; great-grandchildren, Emily, Joseph, Jared and Riley; and a sister and brother-in-law, Mavis and Mello Burns of Gibbon.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Roman Walter Quandt was born on Aug. 28, 1929 in Grafton Township, Sibley County, to Walter and Erna (Schwartz) Quandt. On February 27, 1960 he was united in marriage to Velda Renner at the Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo Lake. After marriage they farmed in Grafton Township, Sibley County until 2008 when they moved to Buffalo Lake. Roman enjoyed fishing, traveling, going on walks, and reading. He was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Fernando and had served on the church council as a deacon. Roman also was a member of the Minnesota Pork Producers, the American Legion Post 125 in Stewart, and he was a former member of the Lions Club in Stewart.