Yvonne M. Rohlfsen, 71, of Milford, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, at Union Memorial Church in Milford.
Yvonne M. Rohlfsen was born on Jan. 15, 1938, in Washington, D.C., to Wallace and Arline (Rolston) English.
Yvonne graduated from Hartley High School in 1956, and then went on to further her education at NBT in Sioux City. She was united in marriage to Jim Rohlfsen on April 11, 1958, in Sheldon, Iowa. Yvonne worked at the Milford Elementary School for 16 years as a secretary.
Yvonne was a member of Union Memorial Church. She helped by volunteering at Lakes Regional Healthcare, meals on wheels and as a mentor for Kinship.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her son, Kent.
Yvonne is survived by her husband, James Rohlfsen of Milford; a son, Kelly Rohlfsen and his wife, Kris, of Tarkio, Mo.; two sisters: Mary Lu Walk and her husband, Robert, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., and Kathy Jo Cullen of Milford; a brother, Wallace Kimmel English and his wife, Bernadette, of Arlington, Texas; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Heath Marchand of Terril.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Yvonne's name.
The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.