John Hoge Rolfe ’50
May 13, 1928 ~September 1, 2014
John Rolfe was born in Seattle to Anna Hoge and Hamilton Cawley Rolfe, the fourth of five children.
Distinguished himself as a deft athlete & social chairman at Lakeside and Taft schools. Graduated from the UW a proud Fiji and avid Husky, later serving with distinction in the US Navy (Japan). Married Jean Boncutter in 1958. John was a Civil Servant (Children’s Home Society, United Way, Seattle Rotary, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Secret Harbor School, Athletes for a Better World boards), Businessman (Pacific Mutual, Securities Mortgage, Seafirst Mortgage, Bank of America), Athlete (Seattle All-City Slalom Champ, age 15); Sage Mentor, Loving Father and Trusted Friend.
Survived by brother Doster (Dockie), sisters Mary Will & Anne Kellogg; daughters Susan Peck (Bo), Lee Rolfe (Tony Angell) & Carrie Rolfe; granddaughters Annalee Peck (Jonathon Bowen Peck predeceased), Gavia & Larka Angell; and wife Jean, his longtime sweetheart, collaborator and conscience.
Services will be held at St. Mark’s Cathedral at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 7th.
As published in the Seattle Times