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PFC Charles W. “Red” Roenfeldt

PFC Charles W. “Red” Roenfeldt

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Death 5 May 2002 (aged 81)
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 102533139 · View Source
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DAVENPORT - Services for Charles W. "Red" Roenfeldt, Davenport, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in The Runge Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. today at the mortuary. Charles passed away Sunday, May 5, 2002, at Iowa Masonic Nursing Home in Bettendorf, following an extended illness. He was born April 9, 1921, in Davenport, the son of Hugo and Elizabeth (Woulters) Roenfeldt. On May 3, 1941, he married Elsie L. Creighton in Davenport. Mr. Roenfeldt served in the U.S. Army during World War II, when he received a Purple Heart for wounds received in the Battle of Leyte. He had been employed by St. Luke's Hospital as building and grounds supervisor for 42 years, retiring in 1983. He attended Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport, and was a member of Davenport American Legion Post 26, Disabled American Veterans and Hupmobile Club. Red enjoyed being with his family, fishing, traveling and his antique cars. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Elsie; daughter and son-in-law, Anna L. and John Ludtke, Davenport; son and daughter-in-law, Charles L. and Charlene Roenfeldt, Blue Grass, Iowa; five grandchildren, Christina, Charles, Steve, John and Heidi; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty Jane Roenfeldt, Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister and a brother.


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  • Created by: Ken Nagel
  • Added: 24 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102533139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles W. “Red” Roenfeldt (9 Apr 1921–5 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102533139, citing Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .