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Roland Launer

August 23, 1932 — August 15, 2018

Roland "Rollie" H. Launer, 85, of Sheboygan, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. He was born August 23, 1932 in Sheboygan to Arthur and Emily (Zibell) Launer. Rollie was a graduate of North High School.
Rollie proudly served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955, he was stationed in Germany.
On February 13, 1954 he was united in marriage to Yvonne Zastrow. Rollie had a strong faith and was a former member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and a current member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. He worked with Grasse Brothers Tire for 29 years and then went to work as an insurance agent with Prudential Insurance Company until his retirement in 1990.
Rollie is survived by his wife of 64 years Yvonne, children; Kathleen Launer of Sheboygan, Karen (Michael) Mauritz of Neenah, Patricia (Michael) Habermann of Lexington, KY, Robert (Peggy) Launer of Oostburg, and Daniel (Jeni) Launer of De Pere, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a sister-n-law Ruth Knabe, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Clarence and a sister Hildegarde.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St. Sheboygan. A Private family service will be held on Monday, August 20, 2018 followed by inurnment at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Rollie's name.
The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and to Pastor Timothy Mech for all their care, comfort and support during this time.

Sunday, August 19, 2018
3:00 PM 8/19/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 8/19/2018 5:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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