Roland R. Barnes, age 86, of Stacy died May 29, 2018 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 2nd at Country Roads Church in Stacy. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Atna Cemetery.
Roland Raymond Barnes was born May 5, 1932 in Cook, Minnesota to Raymond and Beatrice (Tinsley) Barnes. At a young age his family moved to Milaca, Minnesota. Roland graduated from Milaca High School in 1950. On August 25, 1956 Roland was united in marriage to Eunice Oskey at First Baptist Church in Milaca. They lived in the Minneapolis – St. Paul area for ten years before moving to Stacy where they have lived ever since. Roland loved wood working and made a variety of furniture pieces and cabinets for his family. He raised his family with strict rules, but when the grandchildren and great-grandchildren arrived he let them get away with everything. He loved spending time with the grandchildren. Roland was a strong Christian and longtime member of Country Roads Church. He was a special man and will be dearly missed.
Roland passed away May 29, 2018 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital at the age of 86 years and 24 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one son, David Barnes; one brother, Harold Barnes and sister-in-law, Betty Barnes; one sister, Deloris Palmquist and brother-in-law, Edwin Palmquist.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Eunice; six children, Dan Barnes, Gary Barnes, Larry Barnes, John (Cindy) Barnes, Rolanda (Steve Hagness) Barnes, and Ronna (Todd) Rudquist; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Barnes; one brother, Arnold (Marsha) Barnes; 11 grandchildren, Taryn (Josh) Schlickenmayer, Machelle (Benjy) Bruss, Jessica (Steve) Wald, Brandy (Jeremy) Johnson, Ryan (Nicole) Braaten, Nick Rudquist, Kelly Barnes, Bradley Rudquist, Ashley Barnes, Joseph Rudquist, and Rachael Barnes; 8 great-grandchildren, Jared, Kayla, Ryan, Emily, Harper, Natalie, Alice and Lila; and by many other relatives and friends.