Paul O. Koll

Paul O. Koll, 92, of Theresa, passed away Jan. 3, 2019, at the St. Francis Home in Fond du Lac.

A funeral service for Paul will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa with the Rev. Jonathon Learman officiating. A visitation will take place Monday, Jan. 7, from 5-7 p.m. at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa and again Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 12:30-2 p.m. at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery in Theresa. Military Honors will be conducted by the Miller Justman Guelig Theresa American Legion Post No. 270 and the Army Honor Guard.

Paul was born the son of Nicholas and Manilla (Frings) Koll on July 18, 1926, in the town of Theresa. He was united in marriage to Evangeline Martin on Oct. 5, 1957, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Theresa. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean conflict in the 45th Division Quarter Master from September 25, 1950 until September 12, 1952. Paul farmed in the township of Theresa and hauled milk for more than 40 years for Widmerís Cheese Cellars. He was a member of the Miller Justman Guelig Theresa American Legion Post No. 270. Paul was also a longtime member of the Theresa Fire Department. Faith played an important part in Paulís life and he was an active member of St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church serving his church in many capacities. In his spare time Paul enjoyed reading and traveling with his wife. They traveled to Germany together as well as many states to visit his Army friends. They also enjoyed big band music.

Paul is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evangeline of Theresa; his sons, Martin (Sharon) Koll of Fond du Lac and Brian (Lynn) Koll of Columbus; his grandchildren, Nicole (Michael) Gierach of Theresa, Ashley Koll of Oshkosh, and BM2 Bradley Koll of San Diego; and his great-grandchildren, Braeden and Piersen.

He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Darryl; his twin brother, Leroy (Nancy) Koll; and sister, Janette (Victor) Franke.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa.

Special thanks to the St. Francis Home in Fond du Lac for their care shown to Paul and his family.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. For online condolences and other information please visit www.KoepsellFH.com.