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DAVID CHARLES ROHRER


1933 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
DAVID CHARLES ROHRER Obituary
David Charles Rohrer, age 77, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.

He was born on December 3, 1933 in Camargo, Oklahoma to Jessie and Bessie (Butler) Rohrer.

David grew up in Sedro-Woolley, and was raised by his maternal grandparents, David and Catherine Butler on the Garden of Eden Road. After attending school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps during the Korean Conflict, serving at Fairchild AFB and later in North Africa serving has a medic.

On April 26, 1957 he was united in marriage to Frankie Aveline at the Lyman Baptist Church and they would have celebrated 54 years together on April 26th.

David began his career with the Skagit County Road Department working as a surveyor and later a supervisor for 16 years under Howard Miller. David later representated the residents of Skagit County serving as a Commissioner for two terms.

David enjoyed fishing, working on their cabin at Cain Lake every Saturday for many years and traveling. He was a member of Valley Baptist Church, The Gideon's, and the VFW of Burlington.

He is survived by his wife, Frankie Rohrer; his daughter, Linda Shultz; his grandson and his wife, Charles and Jessica Shultz and great-granddaughters, Hailey and Jaylyn Shultz all of Sedro-Woolley; 3 sisters, Pauline Kilian of Denver, CO, Laveta Middlestetter of Vici, OK and Lynda of Texas; his brother, Donald Rohrer of Vici, OK; a sister-in-law, Joyce Lind and her husband Wayne of Burlington, 3 nieces and 4 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Lela Marie Rohrer.

Funeral Services for David will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:00AM at Lemley Chapel in Sedro-Woolley with Pastor Mike Smith of Valley Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Sedro-Woolley Union Cemetery. Visitation is available on Thursday and Friday from 9AM to 5PM at Lemley Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Gideon's, PO Box 152, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 or the Valley Baptist Church, P.O. Box 267, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284.

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