Darrell Gene Roesner, age 78, of Holland, Indiana passed away at 9:53 p.m., on Friday, May 12, 2017, at his residence.
He was born June 5, 1938, in Holland, Indiana to Elmer and Juanita (Bush) Roesner; and was united in marriage to Martha Ann Shawhan on December 1, 1957, at the Lutheran Parsonage in Holland. Darrell worked as a self-employed Milk Hauler and was also a school bus driver for the Southwest Dubois County School Corporation for 30 years. He was a former Holland water utility superintendent and Holland town board president; a foreign exchange student host; and member of St. James Lutheran Church. Darrell enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and waterskiing; and loved gardening and his pets. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Martha Ann Roesner, who died March 19, 2017; his son-in-law, Doug Begle; and brother, William Roesner.
He is survived by two daughters, Penny (Randy) Wilhite of Evansville and Anita (Gordon) Woebkenberg of Ferdinand; one brother, James (Donna) Roesner of Holland; sister-in-law, Betty Wibbeler of Holland; four grandchildren, Logan (Josie) Begle, Leitha (Mark) Majewicz, Lora Woebkenberg and Taylor “T.J.” Woebkenberg; four great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Darrell Roesner will be held at 1:00 p.m., E.D.T., Saturday, May 20, 2017, at St. James Lutheran Church in Holland; interment will be at a later date. Pastor David Darling will officiate at the service.
Friends may call for visitation at St. James Lutheran Church in Holland from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Saturday, the day of the service. Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. James Lutheran Church. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.