Rolland Bresser

Date of Death: Oct 12, 2012
Rolland Bresser
[highlight_text] (1954 – 2012) [/highlight_text] Rolland Bresser, 58, of the town of Oakfield, died Friday, October 12, 2012 at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Neenah.


[leftcolumn]Rollie was born August 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, TX, Becky (Erin) Rieken of Grand Meadow, MN, 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.[/leftcolumn]

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives of Rollie Bresser may call on the family on Monday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 4-8 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.[rightcolumn]

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Funeral services for Rolland Bresser will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Edgewood Community Church in Waupun with Pastor Roger Knowlton officiating.[rightcolumn]

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.


  1. Jerry & Chris Krueger Says: October 13, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to Jane and all Rollie’s famiy…with thoughts and prayers for strength during this difficult time. Fill your days with good memories and faith in God’s plan.

  2. Dick Wheeler Says: October 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    My condolences to Rollie’s family and friends, I always looked forward to running into Rollie at the corner store when I visited Waupun, You will be missed my old friend. God be with you.

  3. Sue Stoffel Says: October 15, 2012 at 11:35 am

    Rollie was one of those people I always enjoyed seeing around. He always had a smile and took the time to stop and talk. He was a good co-worker and a great guy gone way too soon. My sincerest sympathy to his family at this sad time.

    Sue Stoffel

  4. Nancy Albrecht Says: October 15, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Jane, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through these difficult days.

  5. Paul & Wanda Veldman Says: October 16, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    We express our deepest sympothies to you all. May God surround you with comfort, love and fond memories.
    God bless you,
    Paul & Wanda

  6. Joyce Hafemann (Tim Lyons mother) Says: October 19, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    My deepest sympathy to your family. I was only slightly acquainted with Rollie through Tim and Rollie’s storage business, but know him as a very good person. My prayers are with you all.

  7. Mary Tyer Says: October 21, 2012 at 1:07 am

    My deepest sympothy to jane and her children, i love you all and will pray for you and your family . Love first lady

  8. Holly Sina Says: February 4, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Jane, I just heard about your loss from Rhonda. I am so very sorry. Please know that I will be lifting you up in prayer. God bless you.

  9. Georgia Heinemeier Says: October 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm

    One year has passed and we do miss our friend and brother in God’s family. Rollie we know you’re having a great time riding your Harley on the streets of gold!! We’ll continue to keep your family down here in our prayers… they are a great legacy to all you are…. waiting for the day to see you again! Agape!

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