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Roland Salin

Roland Victor Salin

Sunday, June 12th, 1932 - Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Passed away on January 19, 2020 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Horle). Loving dad of Cindy DuLong and Cathy Salin. Dear grandpa of Jennifer (Marvin) Hooker, Leslie (Griffin) LaFleur, and Karlie (Chuck) Hippman. Loving “G-pa” of Raymond, Olivia, Evelyn, Ava, Kaden, Lillee, and Adam.

Roland was drafted into the Army and is a Korean War Veteran, attending Southeastern Signal School, Camp Gordon, Georgia, where he was a High-Speed Radio Operator. After discharge he attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Upon graduation, he accepted a job at Wisconsin Electric, retiring after 36 years.

He married Nancy in 1959, and soon thereafter they began their life together, raising 2 daughters.

Throughout his life he enjoyed golfing, belonging to Whitnall Park Men’s League. Roland and Nancy also had many wonderful golf outings with their weekend couples’ group.

Roland was a Mason belonging to Lake Lodge No. 0189. He was involved with Job’s Daughters International, Bethel No. 8, dedicating his time to the organization, attending meetings, traveling and coaching various sporting activities.

He enjoyed fishing in Canada with family and friends.

He is a member of The American Legion, Post No. 0192.

Roland was fortunate to fly to Washington DC with the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in May, 2015.

The family would like to thank the staff for the care received from Aurora at Home Hospice.

A visitation will be held on Saturday January 25th at Hartson Funeral Home, 11111 W Janesville Rd Hales Corners, 53130, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 pm followed by a memorial service at 12:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The Viper Ride.

https://www.theviperride.org/
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 25th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 25th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Hartson Funeral Home
    Address
    11111 West Janesville Road
    Hales Corners, WI 53130-2530
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, January 25th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 25th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Hartson Funeral Home
    Address
    11111 West Janesville Road
    Hales Corners, WI 53130-2530
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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