Brian B. Robach, age 86 of Rice Lake, WI, Formerly of Alma, WI died May 15, 2014 at Our House Senior Living in Rice Lake WI. Brian was born March 10th, 1928 on a farm in Buffalo City, WI to Charles Jr. and Leola (Goeldner) Robach. On December 24th, 1951 he married Ruth A. Johnson of Galesville WI. Although Brian always felt Alma was his home, he had to work in other locations, being unable to find employment in Alma.
During their married life, Brian and Ruth lived and worked in West Allis, Ettrick, Black River Falls and then Rice Lake where he worked for General Telephone Company for 27 years. Upon his retirement he moved to Alma for 20 years, but again moved back to Rice Lake for both health reasons and to be nearer to his children. Brian served in both the US Maritime service and the US Marine Corp during WWII.
Brian is survived by his wife Ruth, five children Linda Rossetter, Vicki (Robin) Erickson, Connie (Bob) Smith, David (MaryBeth) Robach and Nancy (Perry) Turner, seven grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A visitation and funeral service will be at St. John Lutheran Church in Alma on Tuesday, May 20th at 10:30 AM until the time of service at 11:30 AM with Pastor Joel Bacon. Burial will follow at the Alma Memorial Cemetery with full Military Honors by the American Legion Post 224 of Alma. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.talbot funeralhomes.com. Talbot Family Funeral Homes was honored to assist the family.