THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
August Rosner, 86, of Pound, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at The Cottages at Meadowlands of Oconto Falls with his family by his side.
He was born August 6, 1930 to the late John and Agnes (Heisel) Rosner. He went to school in Coleman and later joined the United States Army and served from October 1955 to September 1957.
On December 24, 1958 August married Arlene McClure and together they started farming the family farm. While farming, August worked various side jobs. He drove milk truck for the Carnation Milk Company of Oconto Falls, drove semi, drove bus for the Coleman School District, picked corn for the Friday Canning Company and delivered mail.
August is survived by his wife of 58 years, Arlene; his children, Barb (Tony) Sailer, Pound, Chuck (Eva) Rosner, Kansas City, MO, Bev (Perry) Noffke, Jim Rosner and Darlene (Kevin) Gant all of Pound, Sue (Reggie) Reinhold, Gillett and Dan (Laurie) Rosner, Pound; his brother, Marvin (Marlene) Rosner, Pound; his sister, Janet Limberg, Luxemburg; 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandsons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Harold Limberg and a son-in-law, Bryan Hargus.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, 235 E. Main St., Coleman on Friday, March 31st from 4 " 8 P.M. Visitation will continue Saturday, April 1st at Hillside Assembly of God North, 2023 County Road Q, Pound from 10 A.M. until the time of The Funeral Service at 11 A.M. with Rev. Reggie Reinhold officiating. August will be placed to rest at First Baptist Cemetery, Pound. Military Honors will be given by The Coleman American Legion. Please visit www.rhodescharapata.com to express online condolences.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs of both Heartland Hospice and The Cottages at Meadowlands for their compassionate care.