Roger Kobs(1924 - 2013)

Kobs, Roger

Roger Roland Kobs passed away May 5, 2013 at his residence in the town of Colby.

Roger was born February 22, 1924 to August and Bertha (Koeppen) Kobs. He attended Atwood Elementary and Colby High School. He worked all his life farming on the family farm which was homesteaded in 1909. He enjoyed his dairy cows and his large heard of semmenpal beef cattle.

Roger enjoyed his life doing various things, hunting, fishing in local and Canadian waters many years. He especially enjoyed gambling, at which he was quite lucky as well as other fun activities.

He is survived by his special friend pet, Harley, and significant other, Eileen, and his nieces: Wanda, Karen, Vicky, and Wendy.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Norman, sisters: Dorothy, Sylvia, and Orine; and wife, Margaret, who he married in September of 1945 and died in March of 1946.

Roger had many wonderful neighbors and friends. He was most generous and thoughtful and enjoyed their visits. Despite poor health he never complained and always had a smile and a great sense of humor. His famous saying was "We'll see" but we never saw.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Reverend Kenneth A. Dix will officiate. A visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Colby Memorial Cemetery, Colby.


Funeral Home

Maurina/Schilling Funeral Homes & Crematory Center
203 N 4Th St Abbotsford, WI 54405
(715) 223-3872

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on May 8, 2013