Rolland Bresser, 58, of the town of Oakfield, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Neenah.

Rollie was born Aug. 14, 1954, in Waupun, the son of Russell and Claudia VanWyk Bresser. He graduated from Waupun High School in 1972. On May 19, 1978, he married Jane Derksen in Waupun. Following their marriage the couple resided in the Waupun area all their married lives. Rollie farmed in the town of Oakfield and became employed at Dodge Correctional in 2000. In 2006 he transferred to the Waupun State Farm, retiring in 2011. Rollie worked part time as a transport officer for the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department. He attended Edgewood Community Church in Waupun. Rollie enjoyed camping, fishing and was an avid motorcyclist.

Rolland is survived by his wife, Jane of the town of Oakfield; their four children, Katie (Doug) Engelbert of McKinney, Texas, Becky (Erin) Rieken of Grand Meadow, Minn., Amy (Scott) Feyen of Lamartine, and Jon Bresser of the town of Oakfield; three grandchildren, Owen, Abby, and Elyse; four sisters, Marcia (Harvey) Smit of rural Mayville, Laurie (Jeff) Mueller of Waupun, Vonnie (John) Hofman of rural Fond du Lac, and Cindy (Gary) Sullivan of Waupun; his mother-in-law, Jeanette Derksen of the town of Waupun; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mary Stalker, Judy (John) Sytsma, Roy (Carol) Derksen, Joyce (Doug) Stelsel, Russell (Cindy) Derksen, Roger (Janice) Derksen, and Ross (Evelyn) Derksen; and nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Rollie was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Claudia Bresser; and his father-in-law, Clarence Derksen.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Edgewood Community Church in Waupun with the Rev. Roger Knowlton officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Monday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Visit for further information and to send condolences.

More from WiscNews

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Post a comment