Roald "Chink" Buerger

Roald "Chink" Buerger, 92, of West Bend, passed away Wednes-day, Aug, 9, 2006 at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center, West Bend.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1913 in Lansboro, Minn. to the late Edward and Annette (nee Lee) Buerger.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Nor-mandy, Northern France, and Rhineland.

He was united in marriage to Catherine Gollberg on May 30, 1957 in Milwaukee.

Roald was employed as an excavator tester at Harnischfeger until his retirement in September 1976.

Roald and Catherine moved from Milwaukee to West Bend in 1987, where he was a member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine; a sister, Carol Hickey of West Bend; a nephew, Bill (Mary) Gollberg II of New Berlin; two great-nephews, Andy and Jeff Gollberg; other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, with Rev. Robert Hoehner of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave. West Bend, would be appreciated.

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