Rodney Cash Van Alstine, of Post Lake, died on October 31, 2023 surrounded by family. He was 77 years old. He was born on August 3, 1946 in Appleton, a son of Cassius and Jean (Fennel) Van Alstine.
Rod served in the United States Army Reserves for 7 years.
He retired in 2016 after working with his wife, Carol at their Van Alstine American Family Insurance Agency in Antigo for 30 years.
Rod was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons and a Shriner with Lodge 242 in Rhinelander.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Carol; a son, Wade (Jen) Van Alstine of Kimberly; five grandchildren, Drew and Dylan Van Alstine, Kayla (Ashley) Cooley, and Tyler Cooley; nephew, Brad (Tonya) and their kids; nieces, Kimber (Ed) and their kids, and Bug (Mike) and their kids; as well as many other loved family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Bonnie Kasseckert.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of gifts and flowers, a donation can be made to Langlade County Humane Society in memory of Rod's precious dogs that preceded him in death.
There are no events scheduled.
Aunt Carol, I am so sorry for your loss, you and wade are in my prayers. Be strong and God Bless. Your nephew Charles L. Davies
Oh, dear Carol. Dan & I are truly saddened by this. We both liked you & Rod so very much, we send you love in this difficult time.
Renée & Dan Wink, your Packer friends
Carol,So sorry for your loss,He will be so sadly missed by many people,Rod was a very special friend,Gail and I will miss the specail times that we all had
Daryl & Gail Dunlop
Carol, so sorry to hear about Rod, he was always such a good guy, always a friend to my family. He will be missed by all. Nancy and Wayne (Pitts) Dahlke
Carol, so sorry for your loss. You and family are in my prayers.
Our hearts are filled with sadness.
Many good times were had with you and Carol at TGIF and other fun places. You surely will be missed by many.
An abundance of love, hugs and prayers to you Carol and all the family.
Dale and Julie
Carol and family: I am so sorry for your loss. Rod was such a kind soul. Praying for you. I will cherish my bikes. If you need anything we are just around the corner. Hugs. Judy Nagel
We were so very sorry to hear of Rod's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Barb and Bob Sagstetter
Carol, our condolences to you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss.
Carol and family, so sorry to hear of Rod's passing. Our love and deepest sympathy at this very sad time from Patrick and Beverly Brecklin
RODNEY YOU WERE ONE AWESOME BROTHER IN LAW