: 10:30 A.M. Friday, October 22, 2010 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids, MN
VISITATION: One hour prior to services at the funeral home.
INTERMENT: Mound Cemetery in LeSueur, MN at a future date.
SURVIVORS: His sister, Mary Rohloff of LeSueur, MN; two brothers: Victor (Phyllis) and Robert of LeSueur, MN, numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
JAMES “JIM” ROHLOFF
October 17, 1943 ~ October 16, 2010
Jim Rohloff, age 66, of Park Rapids; formerly of LeSueur, MN passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, October 16, 2010.
Jim was born on October 17, 1943 to George and Valerie (Weis) Rohloff near St. Peter, MN. He grew up near LeSueur and also attended the LeSueur High School. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1967; where he served his country in Vietnam until his honorable discharge in 1969. Upon his return, he started working for H.E. Western Lumber Company as a Yard Man and also helped build pole barns for over 20 years. He later worked for LeSueur Lumber until his retirement in 2005. James married the love of his life, Sandy Rarer, on June 25, 1977 in LeSueur, MN. Jim and Sandy moved to the Park Rapids area in 2005 so they could enjoy fishing, hunting and the out of doors. He especially enjoyed feeding the deer that would grace his back yard. He had a little shop at the end of the garage where he enjoyed wood working. Jim’s life was forever changed when he endured the loss of his dear and loving wife, Sandy in July of 2010. Jim was a member of the Otto Hendrickson American Legion Post #212 of Park Rapids and the Guy L. McDermeit VFW Post of Menahga.
He will be lovingly remembered by his sister, Mary Rohloff of LeSueur, MN; two brothers: Victor (Phyllis) and Robert of LeSueur, MN, numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sandy; son, Jeffrey James and sister-in-law, Debra Rohloff.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 2010 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids, MN with Reverend Stephen Norby officiating. Interment will be held at a future date in the Mound Cemetery in LeSueur, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the Funeral Home. Following the service, a luncheon will be hosted by the Otto Hendrickson American Legion Post #212 in Park Rapids.