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Rolf A. Thienemann

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“I have such fond memories of Rolf and Maggie at Beloit College.They were both such fine people, full of fun and talents andso very nice. It is hard...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: carol besore - indianapolis, IN

“A true gentleman and generous contributor to our community. I will miss him. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Robinson - Rockford, IL

“I had the opportunity only once to work with Rolf, when he was doing a magnificent job as John Hancock in "1776" at Starlight Theater. The...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Ted Bacino - Palm Springs, CA

“Rolf was one of the finest men in Rockford, who made an incredible impact with his dedication to the things he believed in. He served the public as...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Lori Berkes-Nelson - Rockford, IL

“Trip,We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. May all his memories help to comfort you during this sorrowful time. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: All of us from US Bank - Rockford, IL

“My heart goes out to you during this time of great sorrow. I was blessed to have had the opportunity to experience the richness and endearing joy of...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Sheila Sola - Belvidere, IL

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Rolf was born on July 30, 1931 and passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017.

Rolf was a resident of Rockford, Illinois at the time of passing.

Rolf graduated from Amundsen High School in Chicago, and Beloit College, where he met the girl that he would marry and spend the rest of his life with, Margaret Powell.

After college, Rolf joined the army, and he and "Maggie" moved to Fort Knox, Kentucky where Rolf was stationed.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4848 Turner Street, Rockford, IL with Rev. Dr. Matthew Johnson officiating. Memorial visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in the church.