John L. ‘Jake’ ‘Jack’ Rolfe
May 12, 1933 – Oct. 26, 2013
John L. “Jake” or “Jack” Rolfe, 80, of Eagle, passed away peacefully at Arbor View Communities in Pewaukee on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Jack was born on May 12, 1933, the son of the late Wilber and Myrtle Rolfe. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and belonged to the American Legion Post 535 for 55 years, where he served as past commander. He was a member of the Eagle Volunteer Fire Department for 40 years, serving as the department chief for 12 of those years. Jack was a member of the Eagle United Methodist Church and also served as a trustee for the Oak Ridge Cemetery Association.
He was the beloved husband of Ruth Anne of Eagle; dear father of Steven (Barbara) Rolfe of Mukwonago and Sandra (Gary) Rockteacher of North Prairie; cherished grandfather of Dan (Jacky) Rolfe, Brian (Nichole) Rockteacher, Kevin (Jessica) Rockteacher and Becky (Kevin Schmidt) Rockteacher; and great-grandfather of Hailey, Nathan, Jaxson, Lilly, Makayla, Emma, Taylor, Olivia and Ava. Jack was loved and will be remembered by other relatives and many dear friends.
He will be deeply missed by many who could always count on him for being there whenever they needed him.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Eagle United Methodist Church, 305 E. Main St., Eagle, with the Rev. Lawrence Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Eagle.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Eagle United Methodist Church (address above) or Oak Ridge Cemetery Association, 408 Elkhorn Road, Eagle.
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.