Ronald L. Roffelsen

October 8, 1936May 3, 2012

RONALD L. ROFFELSEN, 75, of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital. Born Oct. 8, 1936, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Cornelius Roffelsen and Ruth Buhr Roffelsen. He was a truck driver with Jerry Bailey Trucking for 17 years. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Surviving are his wife, Christa Roffelsen of Fort Wayne; sons, Michael (Clark Rogers) Roffelsen of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Chris (Tina) Roffelsen of Fort Wayne; daughters, Shelley (Tony) Adamonis of Fort Wayne and Amy (Troy) Waidelich of New Haven; son, Shannon (Kersten) Roffelsen of Germany; brother, Anthony Roffelsen of Arizona; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Steven; and two brothers, William and Thomas. Mass of Christian Burial is 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with visitation one hour prior. Fr. Cyril Fernandes officiating. Visitation also from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Preferred memorials to The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. www.klaehnfahl


  • Visitation Sunday, May 6, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, May 7, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, May 7, 2012

Ronald L. Roffelsen

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March 24, 2013

Dear Chris, Remember me, Nancy Weitzel when we lived in Wellington, Fl. My name now is Hoffman and I live in Severna Park, Md. I was thinking of you and Ron today and found that he has passed. Chris I am so sorry and hope you are doing well. My email is I miss our time together in Wellington. My love and sympathy to you and your family. Nancy

May 21, 2012

Shelly and Chris we are so sorry for your loss. Thats such a deep hurt but you are not alone. You are in our thoughts and prayers

Bart and Kaye bunn

May 10, 2012

To Michael, Clark and family. Mike, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. Love Marylyn Asher (Parkview)

Carol Dague

May 7, 2012

Mike and family,
My deepest sympathy

Janice Adler

May 5, 2012

To Chris and family and Shelley and family: I'm so sorry for the loss of your father. I've known him for years through 'dump trucking'. He was a really good guy and always treated me kindly. Godspeed. Janice Adler (Brooks Truck TX43)

May 5, 2012

To: The family of Ron Roffelson.
I had the priviledge of getting to know Ron & Chris last year when I drove for Baileys. Many a morning Ron & I would sit and talk about various things while waiting to be dispatched. I'm so glad that I had the opportunity to get to know Ron in the short time that we worked together.Please make sure that Chris knows, that I am praying for you all at this difficult time. Sincerely Dennis O'Neal formerly truck #36