Phyllis Zenzen Roffmann
Phyllis Zenzen Roffmann, 70, of Mt. Vernon died 5:15 a.m. 
Jan. 15, 2006, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 
She was the retired owner/operator and administrator of Nature Trail 
Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Roffmann was born July 6, 1935, in St. Louis to John Andrew and 
Elamay (Reith) Zenzen. She married William Harold Roffmann Dec. 29, 1956, 
in St. Louis; he preceded her in death June 7, 1992. 

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian 
Church in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Rob Dyer will officiate. Burial will follow 
at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. 
today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon and from 9 to 10 a.m. 
Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Roffmann is survived by two sons, William H. Roffmann of Carbondale 
and John Roffmann of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Jennifer Grant and husband 
John of Columbus, Ohio, Amy Roffmann-New of Chandler, Ariz., and Emily Rogers 
and husband Scott of Mt. Vernon; and grandchildren Allison Grant, Alex Grant, 
Edison Roffmann, Jimmy Roffmann and Kaitlyn Rogers. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Elizabeth 
Ann Zenzen. 

Mrs. Roffmann was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon. She 
was past president of the Illinois Healthcare Administration, past treasurer 
of the National Healthcare Administration, was a board member and past president 
of the National Administrators Board (nursing home administrator’s licensing agency), 
was a member of the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Foundation Board of 
Directors for many years, a member of the Mt. Vernon Township High School Board 
of Education from 1974 to 1978, and a past board member of the Girl Scouts of America 
Shagbark Council. 

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Red Cross and will be 
accepted at the church and at the funeral home. They may also be mailed to Hughey 
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted 
to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further information. 

Date: 18 Jan 2006
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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