Alfred Roland Erlinger, 78, of Venedy, IL; born October 25, 1935 in East St. Louis, IL; passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014 at the New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, IL.
Mr. Erlinger was a barber. He was a United States Marine Corp Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Roland loved playing bingo. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed listening to games on the radio.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Leonard and Theresa, nee Inmann, Erlinger.
He is survived by one brother – Otto (Betty) Erlinger of Venedy, IL. One niece – Theresa Lovelace of Lenzburg, IL.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7:00pm with Rev. Nancy Shubert officiating.