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Rodney Peddycoart

November 16, 1947 — April 4, 2024

Rodney(Rod) Allen Peddycoart, was born November 16, 1947 in Dawson, MN to Dorothy & Richard Peddycoart. Vining, MN is where he attended grade school, later the family moved to Blaine, MN. In 1971 Rod became a police officer in Glencoe, MN where he met his beloved wife Catheryne(Katie) O'Donell. Rod & Katie married May 1, 1974.

Rodney is preceded in death by his parents,Dorothy and Richard Peddycoart;In Laws- Tony and Lorraine;Siblings, Roger and Ron;Grandchildren, Rein and Reed; his past beloved pups.

He is survived by his loving Wife,Katie Peddycoart;Children, Carrie Peddycoart(Dustin Llewellyn), Rodrick(Brenwyn) Peddycoart;Grandchildren,Courtney(Taylor) Grapentine, Anthony Kluver and Special friend Abbie Beck, Rory Peddycoart, and Ryder Peddycoart; Great Grandchildren, Aspen, Nash, & Falyn Grapentine ; Siblings: Roland & Diane Peddycoart;Nieces & Nephews

Rod had a long and dedicated career in law enforcement. Rod left the Glencoe police dept. as Assistant Chief to become Chief of Police in Belle Plaine, MN in Dec.1979 and re-established the BP police dept in Jan.1980. Rod went on to serve within the Carver County Sheriff's Dept. where he held positions as School Liaison Officer teaching the D.A.R.E. program, and retired as Captain, Administrator of the Jail in 2000.

Even before retirement, Rod & Katie loved to travel often. They even accomplished traveling on motorcycles within the 48 inner states. After retirement Rod & Katie became snowbirds traveling to Alabama and Texas where they've met so many friends that became family. During the summer months Rod & Katie would head back to their lake cabin in Henning, MN. Rod loved to golf, fish, and take his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews out on the boat and beath them up on the tubes. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially Texas Hold 'Em. Rod & Katie even put on their own tournaments around the lakes area. Rod also always held a very special place in his heart for his pups.

Rod taught us all many lessons and he always had a story to tell. He especially liked to pick on people, if he picked on you, he liked you. Rod will be so greatly missed by family and friends.

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