Leslie Chris Rohlfing, 78 years of Waterloo, IL, passed away on June 30, 2016 at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Louis, MO. He was born February 6, 1938, in Oakdale, IL, son of the late Henry C. and Irene L., nee Brammeier, Rohlfing. He was married to Shirley (McCune) Rohlfing, who survives him. They were married June 4, 1958, at Rice, IL.
Leslie was a member of First Baptist Church, Columbia, IL. He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a retired Navy Reservist. He had also worked with Boeing in precision assembling.
Also, surviving are his children, Sherry (Dave) Martin of Waterloo, IL, Wade (Leigh Ann) Rohlfing of Columbia, IL, and Traci (Rich) Glaenzer of Columbia, IL, grandchildren, Christopher (Leslie) Rohlfing, Eric Rohlfing, Brett (Michelle) Rohlfing, Caitlin (Kyle) Brinkmann, Emily Martin, Ian, Conor, and Morgan Glaenzer, great-grandchildren, Christie Rohlfing, Walker, and Canon Brinkmann, brothers, George William (Mary) Rohlfing of Virden, IL, and Leroy Charles Rohlfing of Baltimore, MD, nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, IL. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 6, at 10:30 am, at the funeral home, with Pastor Jonathan Peters, officiating. Interment followed in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.
As an expression of sympathy, the family prefers memorial contributions to: First Baptist Church – Playground Fund, 1200 Valmeyer Road, Columbia, IL 62236. For more information, please access our website, www.lawlorfuneralhome.com.