Jeanette Rohlf

Jeanette Rohlf

Jeanette Jeanne Rohlf was born July 5, 1925 to Ulys Dick and Stella (Munger) Ruby in Pine City, MN. She grew up and attended schools in Pine City.
In her youth, Jeanne had two sons; Dennis and Jeff. In 1965, Jeanne was married to Clifford Rohlf at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rush City.
For most of her life, Jeanne worked as a waitress and bartender. She worked many years at Mr. Joes in St. Paul, the 61 Way Cafe in Pine City and later in life managed the Elk River American Legion.
Jeanne and Cliff loved to travel and visited many states. They also traveled to Germany. Jeanne loved to fish and sew. An excellent seamstress, she made many wedding and prom dresses for relatives and friends.
Jeanne was active in the Elk River American Legion and the Grothe-Jacobson VFW Post # 6692 Auxiliary of Rush City. She was also a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church of Rush City.
Jeanne Rohlf is survived by her sons, Jeff Rink (Cathy) of Hastings and Dennis Barbour of Spooner, WI; step-children, Diane (Richard) Friday of Rush City, Janice Koenig of Henriette, Bonnie (Ken) Howard of Blaine, Ronald (Sandy) Rohlf of Abilene, TX and Carol (Don) Hanson of Rush City; 21 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Ruby Rohlf and Charlotte Rohlf, both of Chesapeake, VA.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents, Dick and Stella Ruby; husband, Cliff Rohlf; sisters, Maxine (Bud) Odendahl, Marie Arlene Ruby, Virginia (John) Levine and her brother Eldon Ruby.
Pastor John Beck officiated a memorial service for Jeanne at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 5, 2014 at St. Johns Lutheran Church of Rush City. A time of visitation was held one hour prior, also at St. Johns Lutheran Church. The urn bearer was her son Jeff Rink. Honorary bearers were the VFW Ladies Auxiliary #6424. Inurnment was in St. Johns Cemetery at Rush Lake.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the: Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City~Olson Chapel. www.funeralandcremationservice.com

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