Koller, Robert J.
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Robert J. Koller, age 82, of Wellington Place, Biron, WI died Friday, May 17, 2013 at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Thursday, May 23, 2013 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. John Steiner will officiate. Visitation will take place at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Thursday from 10:30-11:00 AM. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Robert was born March 9, 1931 in Blenker, WI to Joseph and Anna (Grassl) Koller. He married Dorothy Wotruba on June 9, 1956. She died September 15, 1972. He married Bernardine Speltz-Kundinger on July 3, 1976. She died May 14, 2009.
Robert was employed at Consolidated Papers Inc. for many years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1956. He was a member of VFW Post #2534 of Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Robert is survived by five children- Jayne (Bryan) Jones of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nancy (Gary) Hilgers of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Patti (Mark) Turgeon of Buckley, WA, Julie (Wade) Morris of Rockford, IL and Chris (Kristin) Koller of Savage, MN. He is also survived by 5 sisters and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, two wives and one brother.
Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is handling all arrangements.
RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
1950 12TH ST SOUTH WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI 54495-0847
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on May 20, 2013