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Henry Joseph 'Hank' Rolwes

Born:            Thursday, 9th of December 1926
Died:            Friday, 1st of February 2019
Interred:       Monday, 11th of February 2019


   Henry Rolwes age 92, of Okeechobee, Florida, formerly of French Village, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at his home. He was born December 9, 1926 in Ferguson, Missouri, the son of the late Gertrude (nee Perrin) and Henry Rolwes.
   He is survived by his wife Wilma Jean "Jeanne" (nee Whitman) Rolwes; son Douglas (Jane) Riptlinger of Hazelwood, Missouri; sister Emily (Carl) Kersting of Affton, Missouri; and brothers Ed (Blanche) Rolwes of Chesterfield, Missouri, Rich (the late Barbara) Rolwes of O'Fallon, Missouri, and Clarence (Pat) Rolwes of Florissant, Missouri.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by wife Lorraine Lillian "Dutch" Rolwes; sister Irene (the late Lester) Eisenbach; and brother Louis (Fran survives of Foristell, Missouri) Rolwes.
   He was an Army Veteran of WW II; a retired crane operator with Operating Engineers Local #513; a life member of the VFW and American Legion; and a member of the Amvets and Elks.
   Visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of funeral services at 12:30 P.M. Monday, February 11, 2019 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, Missouri. Interment with full military honors in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the American Cancer Society.

Ferguson, Missouri
Okeechobee, Florida
National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri