Rollie Joseph Trettel, 56-year-old resident of Bowlus died April 19th, 2020 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held for Rollie on Saturday, August 8th2020 at Holy Cross Church in North Prairie at 11:00 A.M. Please respect COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines. This will be an outdoor memorial service on the church grounds. Please bring your own lawn chair and please dress according to the weather. Family and Friends should gather at 10:00 A.M. prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
Rollie was born October 28, 1963 in Minneapolis to the late George and Beata (Winkler) Trettel. He graduated from Royalton High School with the class of 1981. He received his Associate of Applied Science in Microcomputer Support Network Admin in December 1999. Rollie was married to Mardelle Thomalla on May 10th, 1986 at the Holy Cross Church in North Prairie. They made their home in Bowlus, MN. He worked construction from 1981-1989, Fingerhut from 1989-1997, St Cloud Technical College Fire EMS from 1997-2000 and the St Cloud Times in the IT Dept from 2000-2005. Rollie joined the St Cloud Financial Credit Union in 2005 working as the Network Administrator, Manager of IT and currently working as the Director of IT Facilities. He enjoyed many outdoor sportsman activities including, spearing, ice fishing, hunting and summer fishing with the family. Rollie and Mardelle enjoyed traveling across the US and Canada on motorcycle. Typically traveling 12,000 15,000 miles per year without an exact destination in mind just wherever the road took them. He loved cooking for family and friends, spending time at the lake and evening walks with Mardelle. Above all else he loved time spent with his children and grandchildren. He was a former member of the Bowlus Volunteer Fire Dept and Bowlus First Response Team.
Rollie is survived by his wife Mardelle of Bowlus; children, Tyler (Heather) Trettel of Sauk Rapids, Adam (Noel) Trettel of Rice, Bethany (Steven) Dalen of Rice; siblings, George (Terri) Trettel of Bowlus, Donald (Tanya) Trettel of Upsala, Lorrie Bucher of Switzerland; grandchildren, Lincoln, Lennon, Layla Trettel, Kade and Koein Trettel, Torin and Emric Dalen.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Beata Trettel.
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Emblom Brenny Funeral Service
900 1st Street SE
Little Falls, MN 56345
The funeral arrangements for Rollie are with Emblom Brenny Funeral Service.