Russell Wayne Rohe 1912 - 2011 Baldwin City
Services for Russell Wayne Rohe, 98, Baldwin City, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin City.
Mr. Rohe died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Wellsville Retirement Community.
He was born July 10, 1912, in rural Douglas County, the son of George and Millie (Foush) Rohe. He grew up on the family farm and had been a lifelong member of the Baldwin and Wellsville communities.
Mr. Rohe was a farmer and cattlemen his entire life and was instrumental in starting the Beef Breeders Association. He had donated trophies for 30 years to the Douglas County Fair for the Champion Angus heffer.
He married Mildred Fiehler on June 4, 1939, in Olathe. She died in 1998.
Survivors include his son, Robert Rohe, and his significant other, Janet Brunkow, Baldwin City; a grandson; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to the Oakwood City Cemetery, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.
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