Saturday, March 8th, 2008
Herbert H. Rolfes, 84, 1208 Rolfes Road, Maria Stein, died at 1:25 a.m. March 7, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born May 5, 1923, in Maria Stein to Ferd and Margaret Overman Rolfes.
Surviving are a sister, Alma (Victor) Prenger, Maria Stein; two nephews, Fred (Janice) Prenger, Houston, and Tony (Chris) Prenger, Maria Stein; and three nieces, Rose Ann (Philip) Schaeffing, Columbus, Margie (Ralph) Griesdorn, Celina, and Mary (Dan) Heitkamp, Coldwater.
He was a retired farmer. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and its Men's Sodality, and the Knights of St. John, all of Maria Stein; and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Harry Cavanaugh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the St. John church window fund.