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Dr. Roland M. Meffert

June 30, 1932 - March 22, 2011
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Roland M. Meffert, D.D.S., Colonel, USAF (Ret), husband, father, clinician and teacher, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in San Antonio, at the age of 78. He was born June 30, 1934, in Cross Plains, WI, to John M. Meffert and Lorraine Garfoot Meffert, both deceased. He was married to his wife, Marcy Czarnecki Meffert, June 12, 1955, at St. Hedwig's Church, Milwaukee, WI. The couple lived in Leon Valley from 1972 to 1983 when they moved to New Orleans. In 1990, the couple then moved back to Leon Valley until 2010 when both moved to Air Force Village, San Antonio. He was considered both nationally and worldwide to be a cornerstone pioneer in...
Roland M. Meffert, D.D.S., Colonel, USAF (Ret), husband, father, clinician and teacher, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in San Antonio, at the age of 78. He was born June 30, 1934, in Cross Plains, WI, to John M. Meffert and Lorraine Garfoot Meffert, both deceased. He was married to his wife, Marcy Czarnecki Meffert, June 12, 1955, at St. Hedwig's Church, Milwaukee, WI. The couple lived in Leon Valley from 1972 to 1983 when they moved to New Orleans. In 1990, the couple then moved back to Leon Valley until 2010 when both moved to Air Force Village, San Antonio.

He was considered both nationally and worldwide to be a cornerstone pioneer in the field of dental implant research and lectured extensively in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Dr. Meffert attained the highest achievements in numerous prestigious professional organizations.

Roland "Rollie" Meffert is survived by his wife, Marcy, four of their five children and six grandsons including Dr. Jeff Meffert, his wife Dr. Paula Lyons, and their sons, Austin and Ian, of Castle Hills; Sarah Meffert Becher and her sons, Matthew and Jackson, San Antonio; Greg Meffert, his wife, Linda Brewster Meffert, and their sons Mason and Tyler of Leon Valley; Dr. Douglas Meffert and his partner, Lee Ledbetter of New Orleans. His daughter, Dr. Lisa Meffert, preceded him in death in 2009. He is also survived by his sister, Carol Dahmen, his brother Curt, his wife, Liz, and brother, Dr. Gordon Meffert, his wife Marilyn, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Any donations may be made In Memory of Dr. Roland Meffert to either to AAP Foundation
(online at: www.perio.org/give) or the Wounded Warriors Project (online at: www.woundedwarriorproject.org ).

The family wishes to thank the following people whose kindness and caring made his last difficult years more bearable including Armando Barbosa, his barber; Drs. Robert and Peggy Starr, his dentist; the staff at the UTHSCSA Department of Continuing Dental Education; and the staffs at Air Force Village II Freedom House and Air Force Village I Health Care Center.

"Dear Marcy and Family, We are all very sorry to hear of Rollie's passing. He was truly a great mentor, friend, and boss. Rollie will be sadly missed by all..." Jerry Evans (New Orleans, LA)

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