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Liliana Rodd, age 90 of Cottage Grove, peacefully passed away on November 12, 2020. Liliana was born to Mario and Giovanna on April 2, 1930. She grew up in Trieste, Italy. She met her husband Eddie who was stationed there as a Corporal in the US Army. They married on October 31, 1952 in Trieste.
Liliana was an extraordinary seamstress. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, bingo, gardening, and taking care of her wonderful grandchildren when they were young.
She is survived by daughters Sandi (Steve) Ake, Cindy (Bill) Silkett, Debby (Scott) Langevin, and Karen (Mike) Drobac; grandchildren Stephanie (Jim), Brian (Maureen), Michael (Suzy), Amy (Lars), Adriana, Cole, and Will; great grandchildren Liliana, Padraig, Samuel; other family & friends.
Preceded in death by loving husband of 63 years Edward.
Private family memorial service with public visitation beginning at 12 until 1PM on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery to follow. Masks and social distancing are required at all events.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Diabetes Association.
There will be a recording of Liliana's service. To view the service, scroll to the bottom of this page and CLICK PLAY to begin. Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall or complete the HeartStrings message form to let the family know you were able to watch the recording.