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WILFORD "BILL" RODENBORN

RODENBORN, WILFORD "BILL" Jan. 14, 1917 to Dec. 20, 2012 Bill Rodenborn was born in Fort Dodge Iowa. He was the fourth of nine children. He attended Iowa University. In his senior year, he entered the Air Force. It was love at first sight when he met his future wife Elsie while stationed in England. They had four children which they raised in Los Angles. Bill owned several small businesses. Bill and Elsie had many friends and loved to play bridge, golf, travel and camp with their kids and in their motor home.They retired in 1982 to Palm Desert. Elsie passed in 1984. Bill married Betty Brice in 1987. They moved to San Diego in 2000. Betty preceded him in death in 2006. Bill was happiest with family and friends playing cards or games. He is survived by his four children, Lorraine (Larry) Parsell of Tucson, Yvonne Campbell of San Diego, Beverly (Steven) Enewold of New York, and Peter (Wonda) Rodenborn of Maui; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his sister Mickey Burch; and many nieces and nephews. He was a sweet, kind man who will be greatly missed.


Published in U-T San Diego on Jan. 6, 2013
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