JUDA, Wis. – Roland A. Hasselmann, 76, of Juda, Wis., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at UW Hospital in Madison, Wis.|
He was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Des Plaines, the son of Alvin and Florence (Piske) Hasselmann, and graduated from Maine Township High School in Des Plaines.
Roland joined the United States Army Reserves at age 17. At age 20, he joined the United States Navy where he served in Japan and Alaska.
Roland married Carol Pierce on Aug. 20, 1960, in Woodstock. They resided in Woodstock for about 30 years, later moving to Boone County and the Rockford area. They enjoyed wintering in Florida and volunteering at Christian missions and the local church. Roland established a mushroom business in the Woodstock area and also was a skilled welder. Later in life, he entered the insurance business and remained there for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Hasselmann of Juda; daughter, Pam (Phil) McClain of Valrico, Fla.; sons, Jeff (Debbie) Hasselmann of Belvidere and Steve (Sandi) Hasselmann of Juda; brother, Don Hasselmann of Orange, Texas; sister, Laurelle Linnabary of Cincinnati, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Monroe Bible Church.
A celebration of Roland's life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Monroe Bible Church, 2613 8th Ave. in Monroe, Wis., with Pastors Daniel Krahenbuhl and Jesse Beernink officiating.
Memorials to Monroe Bible Church in Roland's memory would be appreciated by the family.
Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home in Monroe is assisting.
Condolences may be sent to the family at shriner111.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Aug. 6, 2013