Roy Rehfeldt, 71

Marine, crew chief for American Airlines

Opinion: Obituaries

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Roy R. Rehfeldt, 71, of Lake in the Hills, died on July 12, 2016 in Glenview. Born in Oak Park on Oct. 14, 1944 to the late Harriet and Leroy Rehfeldt, he was a crew chief with American Airlines for 38 years and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. 

Roy Rehfeldt is survived by his wife, Sandy (nee Modrow); his siblings, Sheri Leinbach and Sandy Marshall; his nieces and nephews, Wendy, Bruce, Cindy, Michael, Tony, and Angie; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey. 

Visitation was held on July 15 at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home in Schaumburg, followed by a funeral service on July 16 at the funeral home. Interment took place at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. 

The family appreciates memorials to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1210, Chicago 60601. Online condolences may be made at 

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