Howard W. Handeland, age 93 of Cottage Grove, passed away July 7, 2019. He was born July 23, 1925 in Brainerd, Minnesota to William and Ethel (Madsen) Handeland and was a graduate of Brainerd High School in 1943. Howard is survived by his wife of 70 years, Delores; children Cheryl (Gary) Umbreit, Daryl (Mary Kostuch) Handeland and Dana (Wanda) Handeland; grandchildren Jesse (Carissa), Tim (Sara), Molly (Jeff), Devin and Alexis; great-grandchildren Gabriella, Gavin, Landen and Zoe; sister Marlys (Gale) Plante. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Ethel; brothers Myrlan and John. Visitation will be held from 9-11 am, Monday, July 15, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, 8500 Hillside Trail, Cottage Grove with the service at 11 am with luncheon following. Kok Funeral Home 651-459-2483.