John N. Roland Jr., 74, of Valmeyer, IL, died April 5, 2017, in Belleville, IL. He was born July 23, 1942, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his children Debra (Jim) Koch, John (Juanita) Roland III, William (Kim) Roland, Robert Roland, Dawn (Jay) Leber, Connie (Steve) Few, Chris (Heather) Roland, Barb (Eric) Berning, Dena Wood, & Christine (Joe) Schroeder; 20 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister Betty (Jim) Brittingham; brother William (Jan) Roland Sr.; nieces; nephews; & cousins.
John is preceded in death by his parents John N. Sr. & Lillian (nee Kaffrey) Roland; sisters, & brothers Jerald Roland Sr., Virginia "Jennie" Hull, Helen Elliott, Ronald Roland Sr.; & granddaughter Melissa Mitchell.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, April 7, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Saturday
10 AM Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL