Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Harold F. Rollenhagen, 98, of Wells, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at United Hospital in Blue Earth. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Wells. The Rev. Paul Wolverton will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Wells.
Harold F. Rollenhagen was born June 2, 1910, the son of August F. and Lily (Moldenhauer) Rollenhagen in Wells. On Feb. 28, 1935, he was united in marriage to Beulah Whitney in Delavan. Harold was a lifelong farmer and musician. He played in the Rollenhagen Rhythm Ramblers, the Mansfield Band, and most recently the Roger Passer Combo. He was a member of Wells United Methodist Church. His hobbies were music, repairing and restoring old musical instruments and antique phonographs.
He is survived by his son, Harlan Rollenhagen of Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Karen Rollenhagen of Colorado Springs, Colo.; six grandchildren: Kathy Kremer of Grand Haven, Mich., Ken (Ruth) Kremer of St. Michael, Kurt (Melanie) Kremer of Burnsville, Fred Rollenhagen of Lakewood, Colo., Kari (Ken) Duncan of Eugene, Ore., Tim (Brooke) Rollenhagen of Aurora, Colo.; seven great-grandchildren: Joe, Nate, Carah, Tanner, Benjamin, Charles and Kenneth IV; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beulah; daughter, Arlyss Kremer; brother, Marvin; and two sisters: Lucilla (Henry) Stevermer and Gladys (Harold) Pofahl.