|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2000|
DAVENPORT - Services for Vernard A. "Vern" Roling, Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, with a Knights of Columbus rosary recited at 5 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m. Mr. Roling died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at Trinity Medical Center-North Campus, after a brief illness. He was employed 25 years at GMAC as a dealer relation supervisor. He lived in Peoria, Ill., from 1966 to 1984. He was born Sept. 24, 1927, in Clinton, Iowa, to George and Elizabeth (Burken) Roling. He graduated from St. Ambrose College with a degree in education in 1950. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Davenport American Legion Post 26. He married Mary Ellen Williams on Oct. 17, 1953, at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 532 3rd Degree and Loras Assembly 260 4th Degree. He was a member of the 4th Degree Honor Guard. He served two terms as grand knight of Davenport Council 532 and also was a past grand knight of Burlington Knights of Columbus. Memorials may be made to Knights of Columbus Building Fund or Holy Family Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen; daughters, Michele Roling, Davenport, Patricia Roling, Galesburg, Ill., and Mary Beth Ralston, and her husband, James, Yates City, Ill.; sons, Jeffrey Roling, and his wife, Sara, Peoria, and David Roling, and his wife, Janet, Brimfield, Ill.; six grandchildren; brothers, Duane Roling, and his wife, Myrna, Laurel, Md., and Robert Roling, Clinton; and sisters, Janet Bartels, and her husband, Frances, Clinton, and Marilyn Roling, Clinton. He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Roling, in 1995; sisters, Alberta, Frances and Vernice, his twin; and brothers, Leonard, Bernard and Edward.
Mary Ellen Williams Roling (1927 - 2013)*
Holy Family Cemetery
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
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