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Warren Lee Rolando

December 22, 1941 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 78)


     Warren Lee Rolando, 78, Sheldon, MO passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home in Sheldon. Warren was born December 22, 1941 in Joliet, IL to Fred Warren and Lola Mae (Briggs) Rolando.   

     Warren graduated from Joliet Central High School in 1961.  He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1963 and served during the Vietnam War.  On April 18, 1969 Warren was united in marriage to Mary Alstott in Joliet, IL. Warren retired from Kerr Glass as a machinist after 30 years of service.  The couple moved from the family homestead in Oswego, IL to Sheldon 14 years ago.  Warren was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nevada where he served as a deacon and visited with the homebound.  He also volunteered at the YMCA. Warren was very family oriented, he enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping, and bowling with his wife in his younger years. Hobbies included making wooden pictures with his scroll saw. He loved life and people.

     Survivors include his wife Mary of the home; five children, Mary Kay Young (Dolph), Yorkville, IL, Larry Leach (Lisa), Omaha, NE, Cherie Starke (Dave), Lakeland, FL, Toni Carrerea (Tony), Indianapolis, IN, and Cindy Ralliff (Rob), Plainfield, IL; grandchildren, Haley Young, Heather Rosati, Tiffany Lair, Jasmine Painter, Corey Andersen, Ashley Neuendorf, Joshua Neuendorf, Payten Carrera, Gabriel Carrera, Melissa Tyner, Madyson Starke, Rylee Starke, Abygail Stark, Scott Reynolds, Janel Voyles, Lauren Lameyer, Kelsey Leng, Mallory Lameyer; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Bergman, Shorewood, IL; nieces, nephews, extended family, and special friends, including Mike Hicks, Summerville, SC.

     A visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at Farkas Funeral Home in Joliet, IL at a later time.

     Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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March 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

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