Darrell E. “Grandpa Doo Doo” Rostad

Darrell E. “Grandpa Doo Doo” Rostad, 71, of Wausaukee and formerly of Columbus passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Froedert Medical Center in Menomonee Falls.

Darrell was born the son of Erling and Lucille (Schultz) Rostad on March 16, 1950 in Columbus, WI.  He was a graduate of Columbus High School.  Darrell was married to Bonnie Thiede on May 17, 1975 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus.  He was employed with Enerpac in Columbus for over 40 years until his retirement.  After his retirement in 2015, Darrell and Bonnie made their home in Northeast Wisconsin where they enjoyed many hours the past several years on their property.  Darrell especially enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting, horseshoes, to mention a few and spending time with his grandson Jonah.  He was a lifetime member of the Columbus Sportsman Association and North Bristol Sportsman Club and a member of the Wagner Sportsmans Club.

Darrell is survived by his wife Bonnie for 46 years; his son Ryan (Stacie) Rostad of Columbus; his grandson Jonah; sister Darlene Greisen of Columbus; brothers-in-law: Roger (Judy) Thiede of Trinity, FL and Ronald (Marjorie) Thiede of Columbus; sister-in-law Judy Thiede of Columbus; nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Donna Wodill; father and mother-in-law: Herb and Ruth Thiede; and brothers-in-law: Bill Greisen and Lauren Wodill.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from noon until 5 p.m. at Savannah Oaks Community Center in Fall River.  A private graveside service will be held at Hampden Cemetery, township of Hampden.

The family would like to thank the services provided by Wausaukee Rescue, Wagner Fire Dept, Marinette Hospital and Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital.

Darrell leaves behind many treasured memories for his loving family and friends.  He will be forever in our hearts.  We love you.  – Bonnie, Ryan, Stacie and Jonah.

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.