Roland "Rollie" W. Diehl
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Roland "Rollie" W. Diehl, 82, of Stevens Point, died March 4, 2013 at Ministry St. Joseph Hospital Marshfield. He was the son of the late William and Ann (Katzer) Diehl. He attended school at Messmer High School in Milwaukee. In his senior year in 1948, he was an all-conference selection on both the football and basketball teams, each went on to win the state championship that year. This earned him an athletic scholarship at Marquette University...his marriage to Carol Bartl took place on February 16,1963 at St. Pius Catholic Church in Milwaukee. Soon after being discharged from the service he took a job with Sentry Insurance and worked there for 33 years...he was committed to promoting catholic education and did so for many years on the Stevens Point Area Catholic School Board. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church...survivors... Wife, Carol of Stevens Point. Son, Bill (Kelly) of Minneapolis, Minnesota and daughter, Chris (Sal Ripoli) of Fountain Hills, Arizona...and grandchildren, Frederick, and Meredith Diehl...preceded in death by a sister, Judy Kelly. Private family memorial will be held at a later date. Pisarski Funeral Homes of Stevens Point & Plover are assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com
Published in Stevens Point Journal on Mar. 9, 2013