Monroy J. ‘Roy’ Wolf, Greenwood



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Monroy J. “Roy” Wolf, 88, Greenwood, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

Born May 15, 1925, in Sheboygan, Wis., to the late Lawrence and Rose Biederwolf, he was a graduate of North High School in Sheboygan. He was a U.S. Army veteran and Normandy survivor of World War II.

Roy owned and operated multiple Ben Franklin Stores in Indianapolis. He enjoyed a second career as a window and creative sign painter for a number of businesses in the Indianapolis and surrounding areas.

He was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church and Toastmasters International.

An avid golfer and snowbird, he enjoyed playing bridge and was a private pilot — instrument, multiengine and commercial-rated.

He married the love of his life, Rogene, on Sept. 28, 1946; and they shared 67 wonderful years together. She preceded him in death on Jan. 1.

Survivors include four daughters, Dianne (Mike) McDowell, Laura (Linda Hoffmann) Phillips, Carol (Leonard) Howard and Lisa (John) Hester; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lorraine Horn.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, and from from 10 a.m. until service time Jan. 18 at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded, and the interment will take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. The family requests that he be remembered in prayers and Masses.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com.

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