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Obituary for John J. Rolfshus

John J. Rolfshus, age 74 of New Hope passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at North Ridge Nursing Home.
John was born on August 5, 1942 in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, the son of Rudolph and Rose (Sarvie) Rolfshus. He married Rose Anne Leonhardi on January 15, 1966 in Minneapolis, MN. John served as a draftsman in the United States Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He enjoyed horses and airplanes.
John is survived by his wife, Rose Anne; children, Stephanie (Doug) Sivanich, Cheryl (Mark) Wagner, Eric (Jennifer) Rolfshus; grandchildren, Ashley, Allison, Alexandra Sivanich, Ava, Leo and Owen Rolfshus; brothers, Bruce, Lamont (Vicki), Steven; sister, Renae (Duane) Gloria.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Rose.

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel

1 Tower Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450





12:00 PM
Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel

1 Tower Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450

Officiating is the Reverend Alan Naumann. Interment with military honors will be held on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 12:45 PM, Assembly Area 4, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Avenue
South Minneapolis, MN 55450


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