Eugene A. "Gene" Rorabaugh Sr. (1927 - 2016)


CEDAR FALLS – Eugene "Gene" A. Rorabaugh Sr. age 89 of Cedar Falls, Iowa formerly of Lincoln died on April 19, 2016. He was born on April 14, 1927 in Beatrice, Neb. to Jesse and Elizabeth Bradbury Rorabaugh.
He served in the United States Navy in the Pacific during World War II. Eugene married Irene Dirksen on February 3, 1948 in Beatrice. He worked for Nebraska Public Power his entire working career.
Gene is survived by his wife, Irene, of Cedar Falls; his sons: Butch and Denise Rorabaugh of Winthrop, Iowa, and Jim Rorabaugh of Colby, Kan.; daughter, Sharon and Troy Gerhardt of Omaha; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Roy; sister, Catherine Trimble; and his grandson, Bryce Gerhardt.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.
Burial with Military Honors was at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Bryce Gerhardt Memorial Scholarship.
The Fawcett Funeral Home and Cremation services of Winthrop assisted the family with local arrangements.

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Apr. 25 to Apr. 30, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home
6800 S 14TH ST | Lincoln, NE 68512 | (402) 423-1515
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