Theresa Fire Depatment mourns the loss of firefighter/EMT Darryl Koll


April 20, 2017 –  Theresa, WI – Members of the Theresa Fire Department and Theresa Ambulance Service are mourning the loss of active Firefighter/EMT Darryl Koll. A posting from the department is below.

Darryl served over 28 years on both services and in various capacities within the Departments.

He had been a Lieutenant, Captain, Chief Engineer and EMT/Driver, as well as the Emergency Government Director.

Darryl also served on the Kekoskee Fire Department for approximately five years.

Darryl will be greatly missed by all on our Departments. Our sympathy and condolences go out to his family and friends. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Darryl P. Koll, 50 years old, of the township of Theresa, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, in Wauwatosa.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Theresa, with the Rev. Jonathon Learman officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 21 from 12:00 noon until the 2:00 service at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church.

Darryl was born on September 17, 1966 to Paul and Evangeline (Martin) Koll in Fond du Lac. He was a 1984 graduate of Lomira High School. Darryl was employed by Quad Graphics in Lomira, and formerly at Widmer’s Cheese in Theresa. He had a love of farming, and the land was very important to him.

Darryl was an active member of St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Theresa, where he was a member of the church council. He was a member of the Theresa Fire Dept. and the Theresa EMS. Darryl enjoyed shooting trap in Lomira, ATV’s and snowmobiling, rodeos, and traveling by train. He loved to spend time working on cars. Darryl was always there to lend a helping hand. He was a fan of “Grain Belt”.

Darryl is survived by his parents- Paul & Evangeline Koll of Theresa; his brothers- Martin (Sharon) Koll of Fond du Lac and Brian (Lynn) Koll of Columbus; his nieces & nephew- Nicole (Michael) Gierach of Rosendale, Ashley Koll of Oshkosh, and BM2 Bradley Koll of Virginia Beach, VA; his great nephews- Braeden & Piersen; other relatives and friends.

Darryl is preceded in death by his grandparents.

Memorials may be directed to St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Theresa.

The family would like to give a special thanks to: Agnesian Cancer Center, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Pam & Gene Koll & family, Diane & Rick Steger & family, and Jan & Dan Schmidt.


Photos courtesy Theresa Fire Department.


Hat tip Ron Naab

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