Richard G. Roesel, 71


Richard G. Roesel, 71, a resident of Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Fond du Lac, and formerly of Kewaskum, died Friday, April 16, 2010, at St. Agnes Hospital.

He was born July 13, 1938, in West Bend, the son of Norman and Meta Koepke Roesel. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Vernice L. Giese on May 9, 1964, in Theresa and she preceded him in death in 2006. Richard worked for Gehl Company in West Bend for 40 years, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by four sons, Randy Roesel of North Fond du Lac, Lonn (Stacie) Roesel of Fond du Lac, Trever (Teresa) Roesel of Cascade and Kevin Roesel of Cascade; six grandchildren, Jeffrey, Brianna, Jackson, Brock, Walker and Brooklyn; and one brother, Larry Roesel of Summit Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wayne Roesel.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Monzel officiating. Cremation will follow the traditional services.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.ueckerwitt.com.