Donald Rothgeb (1942 - 2014)

  • "I have known Donnie since fourth grade at Takoma Park..."
    - Leslie Dawson (nee Brewer)
  • "May you find comfort in knowing that he's at peace now."
    - Lois
  • "Dad, God gave you a special gift, to take care of his..."
  • "Dr. Don would come to my home to doctor my four legged..."
    - ellen younr

Donald Martin Rothgeb
February 14, 1942 - January 26, 2014
Surfside Beach, SC
Dr. Don grew up in Takoma Park, MD, the son of Russell and Marian Rothgeb and got his degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia. He owned Oxon Hill Animal Hosp. in Maryland for 25 years and is the father of Matthew, Julie and Steven. After retiring and moving to SC, as a hobby he started MB Veterinary House Call Practice because of his love of animals. He is also survived by his wife, Jeanne Poafpybitty, who was a part of his life for 36 years. There will be a private ceremony to honor Dr. Don's life for his family.

Published in The Sun News on Jan. 31, 2014
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