THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Robert W. Roland
Issue Date: December 20, 2018
Robert W. "Bob" Roland, 74, of Pembine, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born Dec. 23, 1943 in Menominee, Mi., to the late Robert and Vera (Burbey) Roland, he graduated from Marinette high School and worked for ACME Tree. He married Mary Lou Roland in Menominee and was then drafted into the United States Army but joined the Marine Corp instead as a Helicopter gunner and was honorably discharged as Sergeant.
He worked as a Police Officer in Seymour for a short time and then for WW Grainger for 29 years until owning/operating his own Refrigeration Business in Oconto Falls. He loved fishing, golfing, spending time outdoors, canoeing, trapping and wood carving.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Roland; two sons, William (Zulia) Roland of Marinette and Robert A. Roland of Two Rivers and two sisters, Darlene and Debbie.
A service will be held at a later date. Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.