The funeral service for Roy will be held on Monday, July 2, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farmington, with the Rev. Richard Pagels officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are suggested to Rainbow Hospice or to the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farmington.
Roy was born in Jefferson on June 25, 1922, son of Hugo and Maria (Lange) Wolff. He attended a country school in his younger years. On October 18, 1944, he married the former June Reese at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farmington. June preceded him in death on February 19, 2004.
Roy farmed for over 45 years and worked for Spangler Brothers Seed Company in Jefferson County. After his retirement, he moved to Watertown and loved doing woodworking in his downstairs, all day long.
Roy was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farmington, where he was involved in stewardship and was an usher. He loved to listen to polka music on WTKM and to church services. He also enjoyed watching the Green Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers.
Survivors include his two children, Barbara (Vernon) Schliewe and Roy (Sharon) Wolff Jr., both of Watertown; his five grandchildren, Brenda (Dan) Gross of Hustisford; Bonnie (Dave) Wegner of Ashippun; Bridget Schliewe of Beaver Dam; Jesse (fiancée, Angelia) Wolff of California; Skye (friend Ray) of Minnesota; seven great grandchildren, Brian Kaul, Michelle Schliewe, Peggy Schliewe, Ean Mincheski, Madison Ostergren, Eli Wolff and Mia Manau; two sisters, Eunice (Norman) Wrensch of Watertown; Marion (Marvin) Kelch of Lake Mills; two sisters-in-law, Marion Reese of Watertown and June Wolff of Jefferson; his friends, Ken and Debbie Bublitz and Jacob, as well as cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Roy was also preceded in death by a son, James, in infancy; his parents; a sister, Adeline, and a sister in infancy; brothers, Willard, George, Edwin and Robert, and a brother in infancy, and a brother-in-law, Palmer Reese.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.