Eileen L. Rohrer
May 27, 1921 - February 5, 2015
Eileen Love Rohrer, 93,
of Elkhart, passed away Thursday February 5, at Woodland Manor.
She was born May 27,
1921, in New Franklin, MO, to Chester and Daisy (Sentz) Ryan.
On March 8, 1941, in
Howe, she married Richard E. “Dick” Rohrer. He preceded
her in death December 24, 2008, in Elkhart. She was also preceded
in death by a son, Daniel Rohrer.
Surviving are a daughter,
Diana (Richard) Kuhn of Bremen; five grandchildren, Danielle Rohrer-Garcia
of Elkhart, Darren Rohrer of Leesburg, Dawn (Chris) Cubbernuss of
Michigan, Timothy R. (Amy) Kuhn of Leesburg and Adam J. (Kari) Kuhn
of Winston-Salem, N.C.; five great-grandchildren, Aurelio Guzman,
Isabele Rohrer, Brandon Rohrer, Rylan Kuhn and Aubrey Kuhn; a daughter-in-law,
Diana Rohrer of Bristol; and a sister-in-law, Sandra Gordon of Elkhart.
Eileen graduated in 1939
from Elkhart High School. In 1941 she graduated from Elkhart Beauty
College. She was a member of Creekside Church of the Brethren, enjoyed
crocheting and was an active volunteer with the Head Start program.
She received a key to the city from former Mayor Jim Perron.
Eileen was a beautician
in Elkhart for more than 50 years and was the owner of Rohrer’s
Beauty Shop. She and Richard also were the owners of Rohrer’s
Rentals in Elkhart.
place. A celebration of life service will be at 4:00 p.m. March
14 at Creekside Church of the Brethren. Her cremains will be buried
next to her husband in Prairie Street Cemetery.
Funeral Home is entrusted with her arrangements.
may be given to the church.
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