Orris O Rollie, MD, 89, DeBary, FL died Sunday, April 17, 2011.
Orris was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He attended University of Minnesota and received his doctorate from University of Illinois Medical School in June 1946. He served his internship at Bethesda Hospital in St Paul, MN, Surgical Residency at Midway Hospital in St Paul and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Brooke Army Hospital. While serving in the US Army he was with the 24th Infantry in Japan as the Regimental Surgeon.
During his career he held memberships in Florida Medical Association, Florida Academy of Family Physicians and American Academy of Family Practice. During his career he also served as Ship’s Physician for about seven years.
At Florida Hospital he served as Director of Family Practice Residency Geriatrics and Family Medicine. He was also director of CME Florida Medical Center, Physician Consultant on Aging and Adult Division of HRS and consultant Adult Protective Team and Cares Unit of Orlando.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 43 years Carol, sons Bruce (Diane) Rollie of Stillwater, MN, Matthew (Amy) Rollie of Tampa, FL, daughters Jenine (Dean) Selander of Sun City West, AZ, Noelle (Mike) Rowan of New Smyrna Beach FL, brother Robert (Margaret) Rollie of White Bear, MN, sister Shirley (LeRoy) Vossetieg of Fargo, ND,daughter in law Mary Rollie, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Michael in 2003.
Memorial donations are requested to Florida Hospital Foundation, 2809 North Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32804. In memo section of check please note: Dr. Orris Rollie/CME
or you can make your donation directly online at www.foundation.floridahospital.com
Life Celebration will be 2:00 PM Thursday, April 21 at Emmaus Lutheran Church Orange City.