Rodney D. Magnuson, 77, of North Platte, passed away November 13, 2019 at Centennial Park Retirement Village.
Rodney was born September 8, 1942 at North Platte to Virgil and Bernice (Miller) Magnuson. He attended Stapleton High School graduating with the class of 1960 and McCook Community College.
He was united in marriage to Sharon K. Rundback at North Platte on November 24, 1963. Rodney worked for the Union Pacific Railroad in the freight department for 25 years. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying his time fishing, hunting and drawing. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He was preceded in death by his parent; his wife, Sharon and nephews, Dale and Paul Rundback.
Rodney is survived by sons, Darin (Janice) Magnuson of Kenesaw, Nebraska and Duane (Romy) Magnuson of Topeka, Kansas; daughter, Christine (Curt) Aufrecht of North Platte; brother, Kenneth Magnuson of Lander, Wyoming; grandchildren, Jordan (Courtnee) Magnuson of Gothenburg, Dylan Magnuson of Hastings, Micah Magnuson of Kearney, Brayden Aufrecht of North Platte, Isaac Aufrecht of North Platte and Bryce Aufrecht of North Platte; great grandchildren, Khloe and Oakley Magnuson of Gothenburg; nephews, Stewart Magnuson, Joseph Cooper, Chester Cooper, James Barnes and Jeffrey Barnes; niece, Theresa Magnuson and Rodney’s companion, Connie Joseph.
Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. A memorial has been established in his name. Services were held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Parkview Community Church of the Nazarene with Pastor James Trippett officiating. Burial was in the North Platte Cemetery.
Carpenter Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.