Mommaerts, Roland J.
Roland J. Mommaerts, 88 of De Pere passed away on Memorial Day, Monday May 26, 2014. He was born August 13, 1925 in De Pere to the late Albert and Ethel (Borman) Mommaerts. On July 24, 1948 he was united in marriage to Mary Strutz at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton. Roland and Mary owned and operated Mommaerts Auto for 52 years. He had been involved in the business for 62 years. Roland was a veteran of WWII and served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the American Legion. Roland enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing and going up to the cabin with his family. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in De Pere.
Roland is survived by his children; John Mommaerts, Jean (Michael) McHenry, Dave Mommaerts all of De Pere. His four grandchildren; Stephanie (Chad) Ambrosius, Nicholas (Vanessa) Mommaerts, Jennifer O'Connell and her fiancé Damian Hilgendorf, and Christopher O'Connell. His great grandchildren; Collin, Jamison, and Jackson. Roland's siblings; Donna (John) Conlon, Doris Wishart, Robert (Nancy) Mommaerts, Diane (Gene) Deboth, and his sister in law Marge Mommaerts. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary in 2003, three children, Joseph, Sharon, and Greg, his brother Donald Mommaerts and brothers and sisters in law Mildred (Jacob) Van Daalwyk, Darold Wishart, and Joanie Mommaerts.
Friends may call at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME 305 N. Tenth Street in De Pere from 5 - 8pm on Sunday June 1, 2014. A parish prayer service will be held at 7:30pm to bring the evening to a close. Visitation will continue after 9:30am Monday June 2, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 220 S. Michigan Street De Pere. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am with Fr. Richard Getchel officiating burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the family.
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
305 North Tenth Street De Pere, WI 54115
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 28 to June 1, 2014