Donald Ewald Wendland, age 80, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born to Ewald and Lillian Wendland on October 22, 1939 on the family farm northwest of Arapahoe, Nebraska in Gosper County. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church, north of Arapahoe, Nebraska. He was a lifetime member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska. He graduated from Arapahoe High School with the class of 1958. He married Carol Jean VonLoh on September 17, 1960 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elwood, Nebraska. To this union, three children were born; Donna, Deb, and Marlin. He worked for the State of Nebraska Department of Roads for 40 years before retiring. His pride and joy was his farm and cows. He spent his whole life in Arapahoe. Don and Carol enjoyed gardening together and you never had to ask Don twice for help as he was always willing to help anyone that needed it. He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother in law, sister Malinda Beck and her husband Ron Beck, niece Lorna Beck and his brother in law LeRoy VonLoh. He leaves many happy memories behind with his family and children: wife Carol, daughter Donna and husband Steve Liebsack, daughter Deb Wendland and family, son Marlin and wife Kristi Wendland and daughters Makayla and Rochelle. sister Norma and husband Martin Petermann, sister Gladys and husband Bill Sandman, brother Alvin and wife Carol Wendland and many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial Services will be held Friday, October 16, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Rev. James Moshier officiating. Inurnment will follow the service at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home is in charge of the service. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.