2011 - Age 86
Roland Wendal Schlie
  • 88 years old
  • Date of birth: May 2, 1925
  • Place of birth:
    Elgin, Illinois, United States
  • Date of passing: Mar 29, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Let the memory of Roland be with us forever

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Roland Schlie, 88, born on May 2, 1925 and passed away on March 29, 2014. We will remember him forever.

Roland married Marjorie Mae Sonnabend on October 21st, 1950.  Marjorie's memorial is located at Marjorie-Schlie.forevermissed.com

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Chris Davis on 21st October 2014

"Uncle Ral always sent the sweetest notes and cardsto my mom, Willie. He always included an old family photo which she loved.  The last time he came to visit her, he gave her a photo album with all those favorite family photos.  She looked at the photo album countless times. My Mom would never admit to having favorites, but Ral had a special place in her heart."

This tribute was added by Smith Family on 25th June 2014

"Our family’s memories of Roland, or Pa Schlie as we called him, all center around Cape Hatteras. We were fortunate to spend several summer vacations with the Schlie family at that beautiful location. Pa Schlie had it all figured out. After years of camping at the national park, he was a wealth of knowledge and expertise. He knew the best place and time to fish, where to get the best crab and the best barbecue. He had all the right gear and was glad to show us newcomers how to enjoy ourselves. He was quick with a good story and loved to tell of his many trips to Hatteras and how it had changed over time.  Pa Schlie created a family tradition and a lasting legacy. We will always have a connection to Cape Hatteras through him."

This tribute was added by Letha Reynolds on 2nd May 2014

"I only got to meet your Dad for such a short time, but I truly enjoyed the experience! He was funny, kind and thoughtful, and so intelligent. Thank you for thinking of me! I am now Letha Reynolds Benner, married now for 5 years to an old high school friend, and moved back to my home town of Newark, Ohio!"

This tribute was added by Timothy Schlie on 2nd May 2014

"Happy birthday, Daddy.  I was looking forward to spending your birthday with you for the first time in what must be 20 years or more.  But you are with Mom for your birthday, now and forever more."

This tribute was added by Sarah Matthiesen on 21st April 2014

"I will always cherish the wonderful memories we've shared as a family at Cape Hatteras. Thank you for starting the traditions that we will continue to treasure for generations. You were the camping and fishing expert of the Outer Banks and your legacy will always be remembered. We love and miss you Grandpa."

This tribute was added by deborah werner on 9th April 2014

"Wish you could be here to spend this spring and summer with us. Miss you."

This tribute was added by Mary Hill on 9th April 2014

"I miss you, Daddy, there was so much more we wanted to share with you. I know you are at peace now."

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This memorial is administered by:

Mary Hill
Timothy Schlie
Sarah Matthiesen


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