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Roland A. Hasselmann

Roland A. Hasselmann, 76,  Juda, Wis., died Saturday, August 3, 2013, at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.  He was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Des Plaines to Alvin and Florence (Piske) Hasselmann.

He graduated from Maine Township High School in Des Plaines.  

He joined the US Army Reserves at age 17, and at age 20, joined the US Navy serving in Japan and Alaska.

On Aug. 20, 1960, he married Carol Pierce in Woodstock.  

They lived in Woodstock for about 30 years, later moving to Boone County and the Rockford area.  They enjoyed wintering in Florida and volunteering at Christian missions and the local church.  

He established a mushroom business in the Woodstock area and also was a skilled welder. He worked in the insurance industry for several years.

Survivors include his wife, Juda;  a daughter, Pam (Phil) McClain, Valrico, Fla.;  two sons, Jeff (Debbie) Hasselmann, Belvidere, and Steve (Sandi) Hasselmann, Juda; a brother, Don Hasselmann, Orange, Texas; a sister, Laurelle Linnabary, Cincinnati, Ohio;  eight grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.  

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Monroe Bible Church, 2613 8th Ave., Monroe, Wis. The funeral and a celebration of his life will follow.

The Rev. Daniel Krahenbuhl will officiate.

Arrangements were made by  Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, Monroe.

Memorials can be made to the church.

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