Canning Lt. Col. Roland C. Canning "Rod", USAF Retired, age 80, of Sun Lakes, AZ, formerly of Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2003. He was born June 16, 1922 in Barron County, Wisconsin to Worden & Adeline Canning. Roland was employed with Northwestern Bell (now Qwest) for 33 years in Minnesota. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elsie; daughter, Louise Marie Constantino (husband, William); son, Jon Wesley Canning (wife, Mary); sister, Donna Good; brother, Stuart Canning; grandchildren, Jon Roland Canning, Lisa Marie Canning, Cody Thomas Noonan, and Shamus Benjamin Noonan; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services are to be held Thursday, January 30, 2003 at 10:00 AM at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona located at 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd in Phoenix, AZ. Memorial contributions in his nonor may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, 710 W. 168th St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10032.

Published on January 28, 2003

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