Rolfe — Eugene Gill, age 88, died on Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his home in Rolfe. Funeral services were held at the Shared Ministry in Rolfe on Friday, March 9, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., with the Pastor Charles Miller officiating. Burial was in the Clinton-Garfield Cemetery in Rolfe.
Jacob Eugene Gill was born on December 6, 1918, at Emmetsburg, the son of Henry and Daisy (Hahn) Gill. He was educated in Fenton Area Country School and in the 1940's the family moved to Rolfe. From horses to modern equipment, he farmed the same land since the" 1940's. With failing health, he then retired and moved into town with his brother, Robert.
Gene's favorite activity was going to farm sales and livestock auctions with his nieces and nephews. Gene also liked to fish with his-family in Minnesota.
Survivors include his brother, Robert of Rolfe; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Harold Fangman of Bancroft; and his aunt, Leila Currans of Emmetsburg; nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and-great-great-nieces and nephews.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Daisy, sister, Betty Jean, and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Gill.
God sent Gene to fill our hearts and minds with memories, and will be missed by all, be it friend or family.