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Mark John Rolling

January 12, 1928 — December 25, 2013

Mark J. Rolling, 85, of Kingsley, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at his residence.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 30, 2013 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, Iowa with Rev. Mark Stoll officiating. Burial with military rites by the American Legion Nash Post 140 will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Neptune Cemetery, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation begins at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 29, 2013, with a Rosary at 5:00 p.m., and Scripture Wake at 7:00 p.m., with family present 4 to 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Siouxland or Gehlen Catholic School. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to www.rohdefh.com.Mark John was born to Leo and Rosalinda (Reistroffer) Rolling on January 13, 1928 in Le Mars, Iowa. In 1946, he graduated from Le Mars Central High School. Mark enlisted in the US Army on September 26, 1946 as a PFC in the 27th Infantry, 25th Division during World War II stationed in Japan. He received the World War II Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal - Japan. He was honorably discharged from the Army on February 28, 1948. On January 30, 1951, he and Helen Sherlock were united in marriage in Oyens, Iowa. Mark farmed in rural Le Mars for 52 years. Mark was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Nash Post 140 American Legion in Kingsley and a past board member for Gehlen Catholic School. In 2002, Mark and Helen retired from the farm, moving to Kingsley. Even though retired, he enjoyed doing farm work by helping his neighbors with planting and harvesting. Mark enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren as well as playing cards. He was also an avid follower of the Green Bay Packers and Notre Dame football.Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Helen, Kingsley; son, Gary (Ginger) Rolling of LeMars, daughter, Nancy (Bob) Aragon of Sturgis, SD; sons, Rick Rolling of Kingsley, Ron (special friend Beth) Rolling of Le Mars and Neal (Cristy) Rolling of Kingsley; sister Judy (Pat) Kenaley of Le Mars; grandsons, Craig (Marjorie) Rolling of Minneapolis, MN, Brad (Shaina) Rolling of Ankeny, IA and K.C. DeVos of Sioux Falls, SD, Nyles and Noah Rolling of Kingsley, IA; great grandchildren Luke, Leo, Lauren, Logan, Levi and sister-in-law, Eileen Rolling of Le Mars.Mark is preceded in death by his parents, infant son Thomas Gerald and two brothers, Lloyd and Jerry Rolling
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Sunday, December 29, 2013

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