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EmmaLee L. Rolf

April 15, 1919 September 18, 2010
EmmaLee L. Rolf
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EMMALEE L. ROLF, 91, of 15290 Norrish Rd., Morrison, IL, formerly of Bluffs, IL, died Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA. EmmaLee was born April 15, 1919, in Bluffs, IL, to Harry H. and Emma M. (Tomhave) Koch. She was educated in the rural Scott County Grade Schools and was a graduate of Bluffs High School, Bluffs, IL. She also attended Carthage College, Carthage, IL and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1964 from Mac Murray College, Jacksonville, IL. EmmaLee married Charles Rolf Jr. on June 20, 1940 in Bluffs, IL. He preceeded her in death on January 6, 1994. EmmaLee"s 32 year teaching career started by her teaching at three one room schools; Pin Oak, Williams and Hazel Dell, all located in the rural Bluffs, IL area. Following the years of raising a family she taught at Bluffs Community School, Bluffs, IL for 27 years. She was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bluffs, IL and the church"s Ladies Aid Society. She also served as Sunday school teacher. EmmaLee was a member of the Illinois Education Association and the National Education Association. Survivors include one daughter, Margery (Rev. Mike) Winkelman of Morrison, IL; four grandchildren, Matthew Winkelman, Amy (Nate) Hinerman, Andrew (Maegwin) Winkelman, Rev. Mark (Rebekah) Winkelman; six great grandchildren, Nicholas, Cara and Jonah Winkelman, John, David and Lydia Winkelman; one sister, Bernita Koch of Springfield, IL. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Charles; two daughters, Judy Kay Rolf in infancy, and Sharon Wright; one son, David Charles Rolf in infancy; one son in law, Kenneth Wright; one sister, Bernice Koch; one brother, Byron Koch.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 AM Thursday " September 23, 2010 at the Trinity Lutheran Church " Bluffs, IL CO-OFFICIATING: Rev. Michael Bahr " Pastor: Trinity Lutheran Church " Bluffs, IL; Rev. Mike Winkelman and Rev. Mark Winkelman " Pastors: St. Peter Lutheran Church " Morrison, ILFIRST VISITATION 4:00 " 7:00 PM Tuesday " September 21, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeSECOND VISITATION 4:00 " 7:00 PM Wednesday " September 22, 2010 at the Mackey-Daws Funeral Home " Bluffs, ILINTERMENT Trinity Lutheran Cemetery " Bluffs, IL

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