Ione R. Bestland, 89 of Savage, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Carefree Living in Burnsville. Ione was born on March 6, 1928 in Granite Falls, the daughter of Peter and Mabel (Hustad) Rice. She married Virgil Bestland on December 15, 1946 at Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church in Hanley Falls.

Ione is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; son, Lynn; parents, Peter and Mabel.

She is survived by her daughter, LeeAnn; son, Jon (Nancy); grandchildren, Karen (Scott) Jensen, Angie (Keven) Hagen, Aaron, Stacy, Justin (Casey), Jacob, Amy (Ross) Crain; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Jordan, William, Anastasia, Kari, Clayton, Lincoln and Kaden; siblings, John (Louise) Rice, Arlene (Ernie) DeBoer; brother-in-law, David (Kay); sister-in-law, Phyllis Carlson; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, 1220 3rd Ave. E., Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Condolences may be shared at