Martin H. Rohr
Born on Nov. 24, 1932, in Massillon, Ohio, to Elmer and Helen Rohr, died on Feb. 28, 2014, in Claremont, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955; and with his wife, Elaine, he raised eight children in Baldwin Park, Calif. In the 1970's, he founded Martel Rebar, now known as Rohr Steel. When his kids were young he was an active volunteer at their schools and a leader of Boy Scout Troop 695. Lately, he was a member of the American Legion Post Charter Cove 755.
Preceded in death by his son, Albert; and granddaughter, Camie. He is survived by Elaine; his children and their spouses, Tim and Leone, Theresa and Paul, Loretta and Bruce, Chris and Debbie, Michele and Steve, Cherise and Frederic, Denise and Kurt; and 25 grandchildren; and siblings, Gerrie, Cletus, Ronnie, and Helen Ann.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John the Baptist School Youth Programs, c/o Noreen Ebiner, 3870 Stewart Ave., Baldwin Park, CA 91706. A Catholic Mass in celebration of his life will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 925 N. Campus Ave., Upland, CA 91786.
Published in The Repository on Mar. 5, 2014