Rudolph Kollmann Sr.

Kollmann Sr., Rudolph A.

Rudolph A. Kollmann Sr, 92, died on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home. He was born on September 23, 1920, in Oakfield, the son of August A. and Marie B. (Busovitz) Kollmann. On December 18, 1941, he married Alpha R. Greene at St. Luke's in Oakfield. She preceded him in death on November 30, 2003. Rudolph worked for over 30 years at Rueping Leather Co. He was a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church. Rudolph was hard working and always helping people. He was a devoted father and was always there for his children. His family was the love of his life.

SURVIVORS: nine children, Rudolph A. Kollmann Jr, of Milwaukee; Judith (Joseph) Eggers of Fond du Lac; Violette (Keith) Pautsch of Fond du Lac; Nancy (Doug) Weckwerth of Fond du Lac; Gloria (James) Eggers of Oak Center; Lora Moss of Fond du Lac; Samuel (Linda) Kollmann of Fond du Lac; James (Anne) Kollmann of Plymouth; and Mary (Ron) Eagan of Oshkosh; 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; one brother, Carlyle Kollmann of Oakfield; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, five brothers, and five sisters.

VISITATION: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac. FUNERAL: Thursday, January 10, 2013, at noon at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 55 N. Prairie Rd, Fond du Lac, with the Reverend Joel Gaertner officiating. Burial will follow at Ledgeview Memorial Park. Friends may call on Thursday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

Special thanks to the staff at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home and to the members of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church that helped out at the nursing home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rudolph's name may be directed to Faith Ev. Lutheran Church or the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.

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Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Jan. 8, 2013