Darwin J. Rohleder, 87, of Belleville, Ill., born Jan. 22, 1929 in Belleville, Ill., died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Darwin was a member and past president of the Belleville Coin Club, and was a member of the St. Clair County Genealogy Society. He loved to work in his yard, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan. Mr. Rohleder was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who truly enjoyed his retirement from Building Products Corp., and spending time with his family. He enjoyed traveling especially to Niagara Falls and taking his wife to Las Vegas. He will be truly missed by his faithful Maltese Fluffy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Conrad and Laura, nee Birkner, Rohleder; and a brother, Charles "Bob" Rohleder.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Norma, nee Hausmann, Rohleder; three children, Darwin Michael (Lorraine) Rohleder of Memphis Tenn., Sheri (Richard) Herbeck of Millstadt, Ill., and Cynthia Brown of Smithton, Ill.; six grandchildren, Jonathan (Meghan) Herbeck, Jeffrey Herbeck, Kevin Brown, Amanda Brown, Christina Sinquefield, and Danielle Rohleder; two great-grandchildren, Victoria and Ivan; and other relatives and friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the
. Memories and expressions of condolences may be made at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may visit from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2016 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2016 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 6, 2016