Ole E. Kolstad

Ole E. Kolstad, 74, of Dousman, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, July, 31, 2012. 

He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Rose (nee Penzkover). He was the loving pops of Mary Linde, Timothy (Tammie), Evan (Wendy), Tiffanie (Orlando) Castillo, Cassandra Torres and Sara (Neal) Johnson; proud grandpa of Andy, Keith, Aubrey, Mya, Brianna, Jadliene, Rachel, Maricela, Faith and Isabelle; great-grandson, Lucas; and special nephew, Isaiah. He was also loved by his sister, Anita (the late Chet); five brothers, Chuck (the late Jean), Gary (Carmen), Erl (Carole) Lon and Andy; sisters-in-law Kathy and Carol Penzkover, Alice (Dan) Davis, Maryanne (Jeff) Fournier; and brothers-in-law, John (Sally), Bruce, Charles (Debby) and Mark (Angela). He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Ole was preceded in death by his brother, Mike; sisterin-law, Patty; and brother-in-law, Alan.

Ole proudly served in the U.S. Army and was chosen as a Color Guard for the John F. Kennedy motorcade. He was employed at Amron for 32 years. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing, hunting and family reunions. 

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Aug. 5, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carol St., Waukesha. Burial will be private at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family are appreciated. 

Ole will be deeply missed by all the lives he touched. 

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.