August 6, 1961 - May 13, 2019
The funeral service for Micheal John Maland of Eagle Bend will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Eagle Bend, with Pastor Kali Christensen presiding. Visitation will be at the church on Friday, one hour prior to the service. Micheal, age 57, passed away in the early hours of Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Bethany on the Lake Care Center, Alexandria, MN. He was under the care of Knute Nelson Hospice, in Alexandria. Micheal was born to John Maland and Shirley (Wolf) Maland Gadbaw on August 6, 1961 in Long Prairie, MN. He completed high school and continued his education attaining an Associates Degree and gained employment as a telephone technician. Beginning June 1, 1979, Micheal served his country in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged May 31, 1983. He received Army Service, Parachute Badge, Good Conduct Metal, and M-16 Sharp Shooter as ribbons. His hours of leisure were filled with hunting, fishing, horseback riding, being "Dr. Dad" as he would tend to his children's 1st Aid needs, cooking and camping. He loved spending time with his children and extended family. Micheal was a proud volunteer of the Upsala Fire and Rescue squad. Micheal was preceded in death by father John; and daughter Amanda Jo Maland. Surviving Micheal are his mother, Shirley Maland Gadbaw of Eagle Bend; children, Lucas (Sarah) Maland and Brittany Maland, both of Eagle Bend; grandchildren, Haylie, Preston, Isabelle, and twins Holton and Skylar; along with siblings Wanda Runge of Eagle Bend and Robin Maland of Fargo, ND; and his furry buddy, Daisy. Active pallbearers will be Terry Runge, Rick Runge, Jason Runge, Brian Maland, Jordan Maland, and Brian Kortuem. Military honors provided by Minnesota Army Guard Honor Guard (MNAGHG). Burial will be in Freeman Creek First Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Iona Township, MN.
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