Dec. 2, 1923 Potomac Vermilion County Illinois, USA
Dec. 22, 2012 Davenport Scott County Iowa, USA
DAVENPORT - Elsie L. Roenfeldt, 89, of Davenport, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Manor Care-Utica Ridge, Davenport.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at The Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.
Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport or Heartland Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemortuary.com.
Elsie was born Dec. 2, 1923 in Potomac, Ill., the daughter of Herbert and Frieda (Shields) Creighton. She married Charles Roenfeldt on May 3, 1941, in Davenport; he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002.
Elsie worked for Sears & Roebuck as a sales clerk for many years. She baked pies for the Bread Man's Bakery, which was operated with her son at the farmer's market in downtown Davenport.
Her memberships included Zion Lutheran Church and the D.A.V. Auxiliary. She loved to crochet, knit, garden and can vegetables.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Anna L. (John) Ludtke, Davenport, and Charles L. (Charlene) Roenfeldt Jr., Blue Grass; grandchildren, Charles Scott, Steven, John, Heidi, Kimberly and Eric; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; siblings, Dorothy McCroskey, Maryville, Tenn., and John Creighton, Davenport; and many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Brenda Wilson.
Her parents, granddaughter, Christina Brinkoetter, brother, Herbert, and a sister, Ruth Jansen, preceded her in death.