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Michael "Mike" Roney

January 24, 1964 - April 10, 2021

Mike was born January 24, 1964 in Decorah, Iowa to Robert and Joanne (Kimber) Roney.  He attended Decorah Public Schools.  On August 29, 1987 he married Lisa Folstad at the Hesper Lutheran Church.  They lived near the North Winneshiek for a short time before moving to the Folstad farm where they have been for 28 years and raised their two daughters, Schanda and Katrina. He had worked at DECO in Decorah, Valley Design in Fountain, MN, the Walmart Auto Center in Decorah, and Decorah Chevrolet before health problems

Mike enjoyed working on cars and restored a classic muscle car for each of his daughters.  He also enjoyed fishing, going for rides in the side by side, and especially playing with his grandsons.

Mike passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Gundersen Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wisconsin at the age of 57.

Mike is survived by his wife Lisa of Hesper; two daughters Schanda Roney of Preston, Minnesota, and Katrina (Devin) Cole of Calmar, Iowa; two grandsons Brenton and Braxton; brothers and sister William “Billy” (Pat), Dave (Mary), Daryl (Wendy), Jeff (Doreen), and Vicki (Robert) Kelly all of Decorah, and Danny of Waukon, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Joanne, and a nephew Robert Roney.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Hesper Lutheran Church in Hesper, Iowa.  Burial will be in the Hesper Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4 – 7 PM Wednesday at the Hesper Lutheran Church and one hour prior to services at the church.

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