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 Meredeth Ann <I>Engler</I> Roelfs

Meredeth Ann Engler Roelfs

Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
Death 29 Mar 2006 (aged 70)
Burial Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 13965313 · View Source
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Meredeth A. (Ann) Roelfs, 70 years of age, of Beatrice, Nebraska died on Wednesday evening, March 29, 2006. She was born on January 15, 1936 at Beatrice, Nebraska, was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church. She attended Beatrice Public Schools and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1954. She was married to Glenn Roelfs on July 11, 1954 at the St. John Lutheran Church of Beatrice, Nebraska. They lived in Wichita, Kansas where Glenn was stationed in the Air Force and she was employed as a secretary for the Wichita Board of Education. In 1955, they moved to Diller, Nebraska and she was an EMT-A for the Diller Fire Department for many years. In 1996, they moved to Beatrice. She also worked at Dempster Industries for eight years as a bookkeeper and was an administrative assistant and accounting specialist for the Martin Luther Homes/Mosaic for 20 years. After retiring in 2004, she worked part-time for Speidell Monument Company of Beatrice. She was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church of Beatrice, Nebraska. Survivors include two sons, Gale Roelfs and Steven Roelfs and his wife Carla all of Lincoln, Nebraska. Grandsons, Andrew Roelfs and his wife Layce of Bellevue, Nebraska, Matthew Roelfs of Canyon, Texas and Danny Roelfs of Lincoln, Nebraska. Granddaughters, Brenda Roelfs of Lincoln, Nebraska and Christine Roelfs of Canyon, Texas. One great-grandson, Tyler Roelfs. One brother-in-law, Don Roelfs and his wife June of Diller, Nebraska. Two sisters-in-law, Della Miller of Beatrice, Nebraska and Darlene Balderson and her husband Norm of Diller, Nebraska. Many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Lillian Buckmeier Engler, her husband Glenn who died on February 16, 2002 and one granddaughter Rebecca Roelfs.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. John Lutheran Church of Beatrice, Nebraska with Pastor David Kramer and Pastor Joann Kramer officiating. A family prayer service will be held at 10:15 A.M. on Saturday in the chapel of the church. Burial of the cremains will be in the Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice, Nebraska. A memorial has been established to St. John Lutheran Church with Dewane and Darlene Spilker in charge. A register book for signatures will be available at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice, Nebraska from 8:00 A.M. Friday until 9:00 P.M. Friday and then on Saturday at the church one hour preceding the services. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is also available online at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.




  • Created by: Charla Carter
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13965313
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Meredeth Ann Engler Roelfs (15 Jan 1936–29 Mar 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13965313, citing Evergreen Home Cemetery, Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Charla Carter (contributor 32988107) .