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Richard "Dick" Wrolen


Richard "Dick" Wrolen, 74 of Centralia died 9:30 pm, Feb. 16, 2004 at 
St. Mary's Good Samaritian Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

He was a truck driver for Hesco in Hoffman.

Mr. Wrolen was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Tamaroa to Phillip and Mary 
(McCoy) Wrolen. He married Lois Jean (Houghland) Wrolen Oct. 16, 1957 in 
Murphysboro; she survives.

Funeral services will be held 1 pm Thursday at Osborn Funeral Home in 
Dix.  The Rev. Calvin Jean will officiate. Burial will follow at Boyd 
Cemetery.

Friends may call after 11am Thursday at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix.

Mr. Wrolen is survived by his wife, Lois Jean Wrolen of Centralia; sons 
Richard Dean Wrolen and friend Rhonda of Centralia, Robert David Wrolen 
and wife Lora of Centralia and Randy Wrolen and wife Kerry of Salem; 
daughters Sandra Howard and Husband Paul of Centralia and Nellie Long and 
husband Jay of Centralia; 14 grandchildren; and five 
great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and six sisters.

Mr. Wrolen was of the protestant faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. 
Army, having served three years in Germany.

Should friends desire, memorials contributions may be made to the 
family and will be received at the funeral home at any time.

For more information you may contact Osborn Funeral Home in Dix at 
266-7231


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: Feb. 18, 2004 
Submitted by; Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 
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