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Donald Wayne Rohr

1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Donald Wayne Rohr Obituary
Donald W. Rohr, 78, of Independence, Mo., went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2014.

Don was born April 19, 1935, in LeRoy, Kan., to Jesse and Iva (Wright) Rohr. He married his high school sweetheart, Adele Holmes. Together they raised a family of four children, Glenda Callicott (Mike), Doug Rohr (Nancy), Dean Rohr (Kim) and Dennis Rohr (Susie); twelve grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren. In addition, he is survived by a sister, Shirley Ross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Don was a devoted husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids. He enjoyed precious time with them, sharing hobbies and playing sports. Don was involved in Boy Scouts with his sons. He loved fishing, hunting and being outdoors. He shared his appreciation of nature with his daughter. Don was a longtime member of the Independence First United Methodist Church, and was very involved with the Men's Club and all of their projects. He had a servant's heart and a gentle spirit. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Iva Rohr; two brothers, Willis and Bob Rohr; and great-granddaughter, Grace.

A visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, 816-373-3600. A celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, at Independence First United Methodist Church, 400 W. Maple Ave., Independence, MO 64050. A graveside service will follow at Mount Washington Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in Don's memory to Independence First United Methodist Church: Sanctuary Remodel Project.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.
Published in The Examiner on Apr. 15, 2014
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