Elsie Roenfeldt

Posted Online: Dec. 24, 2012, 12:26 am
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Elsie L. Roenfeldt, 89, of Davenport, died Saturday, Dec. 22 at Manor Care, Utica Ridge. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.
Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemortuary.com.
She married Charles Roenfeldt in 1941; he preceded her in death in 2002.
Survivors include her children Anna L. Ludtke and Charles L. Roenfeldt Jr.; grandchildren Charles Scott, Steven, John, Heidi, Kimberly and Eric; 18 great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; two siblings; nieces and nephews.


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