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Rolland E. Miles

August 16, 1929 — February 5, 2011

MASON CITY, IOWA Rolland E. Miles, 81, of Mason City, died Saturday, February 5, 2011, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St. S.E., with Pastor Paul Nelson officiating. Interment will be held in Elmwood St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM - 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Memorials may be directed to St. James Lutheran Church, Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy Fund, or the American Cancer Society.

Rollie was born August 16, 1929, in Clear Lake, Iowa, the son of Richard and Anne (Schlutz) Miles. He graduated high school in Alexandria, Louisiana. He was enlisted in the Army and stationed in Japan from 1955-1957, before returning home and earning a Bachelors Degree from Iowa State University. Rollie was united in marriage to Mary Abrahamson on August 13, 1961, and to this union, three children were born: Pamela Jo, Michael, and Tami. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Rollie also enjoyed sports, especially golf, and loved watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa State Cyclones and Minnesota Vikings. He loved playing cards and taking trips with his friends and family. He had a great sense of humor and will be deeply missed by all who loved and knew him.

Rollie is survived by his wife, Mary, of Mason City; son, Michael (Carrie) Miles, and their children, Tristyn and Connor, of Omaha, NE; daughter, Tami (Josh) Moore, and their children Hunter and Spencer, of Cedar Rapids, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter, Pamela Jo.

Memorials:
Memorials may be directed to St. James Lutheran Church, Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy Fund, or the American Cancer Society.

Cemetery:
Interment will be held in Elmwood St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation:
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM - 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

Service:
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St. S.E., with Pastor Paul Nelson officiating.

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