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Lila Mae Rolfe

August 3, 1922 - September 22, 2019

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    Charlotte E. Parker says

    RIP Aunt Lila.. What a great lady always smiling and laughing. Happy fishing with Ma & Pa. Love you

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    Jolinda VanBibber says

    Peggy and family:
    May God wrap his arms around you during this difficult time.
    Lila was so sweet and kind, love seeing her and her laughing and just the love she had for everyone.
    One day we will see her again,
    God Bless all of you,

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    Jane Bernhardt says

    Our sympathy
    Dick and Janie Mengon Bernhardt
    Arthur Buzz Mengon Jr

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Lila Mae Rolfe, 97, passed away September 22, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 3, 1922 to Sterling and Anabel Sights Sr. in Cairo, Kentucky.

Lila grew up on a farm with her family and she was the second oldest of 13 siblings. She worked at Republic Aviation during World War II. During her time there, she became a pen pal to a soldier at war. This soldier became her husband Kenneth. They were married when he returned home from World War II. Lila was a homemaker who loved to take care of and spend time with her ever growing family. She also was an Avon Lady for 23 years and won several awards. Lila was a devout Christian woman and a member of Calvary Temple for over 50 years. She travelled to the Holy Land three times back in the 70s.

Lila is survived by her daughter Peggy (Bob) Duff; her grandsons Michael (Suzanne) Duff and Adam (Jennifer) Duff; her great-grandchildren Kayla McKenzie and Alie Duff, Ashleigh Duff, Amber Duff, Isabella Duff, Josh Stephens, Matthew Stephens, Seth Stephens, Jared Hudson, and Lily Schneider; her great-great grandchildren Brenton, Jaxson, Samuel, Chaya, Arya, and Maxwell; her siblings Mary Ellen Asher, Gale McCormick, and Linda Tucker; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Lila was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Rolfe; her parents; and her siblings Margaret, Ana Marie, Elward, Parker, Sterling Jr., Eugene “Shug”, and Betty.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 26th at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to directly follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Her son-in-law Rev. Bob Duff will be officiating the service. The family would like to thank Pine Haven Nursing Home and Heritage Hospice for their care of Lila.