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Carl W Robelia

Carl W Robelia

Carl W. Robelia, age 97 of Durand, died Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire.

Carl was born on April 20, 1923 at home in Eau Galle. He was the son of Joseph W. and Mayme (Kitchner) Robelia. Carl grew up in Eau Galle on the family farm and attended the Weber Country School. After school, Carl helped his father on the home farm for several years until becoming a hired hand at several farms in the area. Carl married Helen Berger on April 23, 1946 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church-Lima in rural Durand. After marriage, they rented farms in Exile and Bear Creek before buying their own farm in 1962 in the Town of Canton, rural Buffalo County. Carl farmed until he had to retire to take care of his wife Helen.

Carl enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and playing cards. Carl and Helen enjoyed traveling and went all over the country, Canada and Europe.

Carl is survived his children; Karleen Notham of Eau Claire, Charles (Karen) of Menomonie, Dory (Jan) Fedie of Rice Lake, John (Carol Sue) of Durand, Mike (Julie) of Durand, 14 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, one brother; Joe (Ruth) Robelia of St. Paul, MN, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife; Helen, two brothers; Lyle and Lloyd and one sister; Margaret Risler. 

Private family services will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Dick and Ruth Doughty

    Sympathy to Carl’s family. He will be misses by many

  2. Connie & Chris Bauet

    Deepest sympathy to the family!

  3. Felix Fedie

    Jacquie and I were sorry to read of Carl's death. We have wonderful memories of monthly card games with Carl, Aunt Theresa, Aunt Rose, Fudd, and Rosemary Achenbach. Carl was a real gentleman and "with it" guy. I miss the card-playing! Thoughts and prayers to all of your family. Felix

  4. Butch and Sue Weber

    We were so sorry to hear of Carl's death. Let the fond memories help you through this difficult time.

  5. Lawrence and Rita Gruber

    Our sympathy and prayers to Carl's Entire Family. Carl and Helen were great neighbors and friends and will be remembered.

  6. Deb Reindl

    We are so sad to hear about your dad. He was such a kind and wonderful man. My heart andmy prayers go out to your whole family.

  7. Joan Dziuk

    Rest In Peace grandpa
    You resonate as a sweet loving man
    I never met you
    But I feel you are beautiful soul

  8. Marty & Diane Prissel

    Our deepest sympathy to all the families.

  9. Jerry Kroseman

    I remember all the times I had with your family at the farm. I always looked forward to going to the farm. Especially some thanksgiving dinners. Our mother always loved their visits in Superior. It helped me stay connected to my extended ancestry. He will be missed greatly. Love and prayers to all!

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