Edwin F. Rohlfing

Alton | Sunday, April 27 2014

Edwin F. Rohlfing, age 91, of Alton, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Alton Nursing and Rehabilitation.He was born January 24, 1923, in Jerseyville, IL, the son of Edwin Sr. and Marie (Dunham) Rohlfing. He married Florence M. Lucas and she preceded him in death.Mr. Rohlfing retired from Illinois Power where he worked as a control room operator. He had attended Grace United Methodist Church and was a Mason.He is survived by one daughter and a son-in-law, Jean Ann & Jerome Besterfeldt of Virginia, a son and daughter-in-law, Robert & Nancy Rohlfing of Godfrey, and a son-in-law, Lonnie Wilson of Alton; and seven grandchildren, Amy, Jay Jake, Joe, Lee, Brett, and Katie; and several great-grandchildren.In addition to his parents, Mr. Rohlfing was preceded in death by a daughter Nancy Wilson and a sister, Betty Roesch.Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of funeral services at 11 am Wednesday April 30, 2014  at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton with Pastor Steve Barrett officiating. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in Godfrey.Memorials may be made to the American Heart & Lung Association.Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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