William Pelant, 83

William Eugene Pelant, 83, of Northfield, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, with his wife and family by his side.

He was born August 23, 1927, on the family farm in Webster Township, Rice County, a son of William J. and Rose (Hanek) Pelant. He attended country school and Northfield High School. Bill was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in France, Germany and Belgium during the occupation after WWII. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Webster and worked on the farm and at the Arsenal in New Brighton.

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