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Lavern J. Rolfingsmeyer


  Visitation:  Sunday, January 18, 2009     4:00-9:00 PM
                    Monday, January 19, 2009     8:00-10:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:  Monday, January 19, 2009     11:00 AM
                   St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese  

Lavern J. Rolfingsmeyer, 75, of Breese died Thursday, January 15, 2009 at Carlyle Healthcare Center.   

He was born April 21, 1933 in Breese to August and Antoinette (Sommers) Rolfingsmeyer: they preceded him in death. 

Also preceded in death by an infant son Joseph Rolfingsmeyer, Brothers Eugene, Wilbert, Kenneth, Delbert Rolfingsmeyer, Sisters Dolores Wieter, June Peppenhorst and Rita Walter, brother-in-law Vincent Wieter. 

He married Mary Ann Jansen March 5, 1957 at St. Augustine Church in Breese and she survives. 

Also Surviving is a son Gerard (Tammy) Rolfingsmeyer of Breese. 

Daughters Geri (David) Smith of Aviston, Janet (Max) Uhls of Highland, Julie (Dale) Haake of Germantown. 

12 grandchildren Jennifer, David and Kyle Smith, Joey, Josh and Jordan Uhls, Eric, Jessica and Bradley Haake, Christy Rolfingsmeyer, Nathan, Zachary Graham. 

Brothers in law Joe Peppenhorst of Beckemeyer, Melvin (Em) Walter of Highland, Aloys (Shirley) Jansen of Granite City, Ralph (Barbara) Jansen, St. Louis MO,  James (Bernadette) Jansen of Trenton, Sez (Caroline) Jansen of Breese, Pete (Jane) Jansen, of  Breese, Ronnie (Brenda) Jansen of Highland. 

Sisters-in-law Vernell Rolfingsmeyer, Lorraine Rolfingsmeyer, Rosie Jansen all of Breese. 

Lavern was retired from Jefferson Smurfit in Highland. 

Member of St. Dominic Church and a Eucharistic Minister, Breese American Legion Post 252, Breese Knights of Columbus Council #2869. 

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Monday January 19 at 11:00 am at St. Dominic Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment St. Dominic-St. Augustine cemetery. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday January 18 from 4 to 9 PM and Monday January 19 from 8 to 10:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. 

Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High school, St. Dominic Church or Heartland Hospice and will be received at the funeral home. 

Breese American Legion will hold services at 7:00 pm; Breese K of C will pray the Rosary at 7:30 pm Sunday at the funeral home. 



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