Rolland “Rollie” L. Kern, 65, Beaver Dam, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
A visitation for Rollie will be held Friday, Jan. 5, from 4-8 p.m. at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. A visitation will also be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 11 a.m. to noon at St. Stephen Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. A funeral service will take place at noon with the Rev. Seth Dorn officiating.
Rolland was born the son of John and Evelyn (Schmaltz) Kern on May 31, 1952, in Beaver Dam. He was a member of St. Stephen Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He was a member of the Arbor Tree Foundation. Rollie enjoyed playing euchre, watching the Packers, cooking, hunting, fishing, getting together with family and friends and taking long road trips with his longtime girlfriend, Bonnie.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Bonnie Guenther of Beaver Dam; sisters and brothers, Karla (David) Schultz of De Pere, Kathleen (Robert) McGee of Green Bay, Mary Sue (Rusty) Kern Barwick of Tennessee and Donald “Super” Kern of Beaver Dam; sister-in-law, Frieda Kern; nieces and nephews, Laura Gruman, Jessika Schultz, Peter McGee, Justin McGee, Tyler McGee, Jacob Kern, Rachel Packard, Lucas Kern, Elizabeth Kern, Joe Kern and Emily Kern; and his canine companion, Doctor.
Rollie was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Charles, Gary and Bill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Stephen Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. To make an online condolence or for more information visit wiscnewsKoepsellFH.com.