Joseph E. Koll
Joseph E. Koll passed away
surrounded by his family on July 12, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
Joe was born to Joseph and
Virginia (Farrell) Koll on July 2, 1934 in Fond du Lac.
He graduated from Goodrich
Highschool in Fond du Lac in 1952.
Joe married Elizabeth “Betty”
Louise Steffes on June 25, 1955 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fond du Lac.
Employed by St Agnes Hospital
for 28 years. He did hospital consulting throughout the Midwest. He was founder
and past president of the WI Medical Credit Association, past president of the
WI Association of Credit Grantors and was granted a Certified Consumer Credit
He served two years as
Exalted Ruler of the Fond du Lac Elks Lodge #57. He served as Chairman of the
WI State Elks National Foundation for 10 years. He was granted a lifetime
membership in the Elks by Florida Elks Lodge #2781.
He served 6 years in the US
Army Reserve and was a member of the American Legion Post #2390. He was a life
member of the Knights of Columbus of Fond du Lac, as well as the National Rifle
Association. He was an avid sportsman and Lake Michigan fisherman and belonged
to and supported many hunting and fishing organizations. He was a skilled wood
carver and won numerous blue ribbons for his carvings that brought animals to
Joe is survived by his wife,
Elizabeth “Betty”; son, Joseph “Joel” E. Koll, Jr; daughters, Jane (Doug) Blaylock,
Laura (Paul) Reis, Kathleen Koll; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his
son, Brian; grandson Kurt Hinkley Jr.; his parents and his brother, Michael.
Services: Visitation will be on Friday, July 19th, from
11:00 am to 12:45 pm at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, N8794 Cty Rd W,
Malone, WI 53049, followed by a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 pm.
Online condolences may be
offered at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com