Rolland W. Rahn, 93, of Geneseo passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Aspenwood Health Care Center in Silvis, IL. A Funeral Service celebrating his life will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 27 at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Geneseo. Rev. Stephen Mueller will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, IL. A visitation for Rolland will be held 1 hour prior to the service (9:30 – 10:30am) at the Church. Memorials may be left to the Concordia Lutheran Church. Vandemore Funeral Homes, Ltd., Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Rolland was born August 23, 1919 in rural Atkinson, IL, the son of Adolph and Charlotte (Hanwald) Rahn. He was united in marriage to Marjorie L. Frank on June 13, 1943 in Geneseo. He was a lifelong dairy and grain farmer in Rural Atkinson from which he retired and later moved to Geneseo.
Rolland was a longtime member of the Concordia Lutheran Church as well as a Deacon of the Church. For many years he was a 4-H Leader. He enjoyed bowling on the Church bowling league.
Survivors include his wife Marjorie: his 2 sons; Arlon (Kathleen) Rahn of Mesa, AZ. and Donald (Holly) Rahn of Geneseo, IL.: 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 1 son, James Rahn and 1 brother, Clifford Rahn