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Connie Rohr

September 5, 1929 — January 1, 2014

Connie Rohr

Conrad (Connie) L Rohr Sr, 84, Hays, died Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 at Ellis Good Samaritan Center after a 4 year struggle with metastatic prostate cancer. He was born on September 5th, 1929 in Hays to Joseph L and Agatha (Dreher) Rohr. He married Benita A Rohr in August of 1950. They were happily married for 63 years.

He was drafted in May of 1951 for the Korean Conflict, Stationed in Soeul, Puson & Tague, Korea with the 22nd Signal Group Headquarters-Headquarters Co, (Motor Pool Division). He was discharged April 1953, Camp Carson, Colo.

He was employed at S&W Supply Company, Hays and Central Welding and Machine in Hutchinson, KS. After retiring he enjoyed playing golf daily. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a lifetime member of Veteran of Foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus Council No 1325. Bishop Cunningham Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife, Benita of the Home; son Conrad L Rohr Jr, and wife Debra, Wichita; daughter Becky Schaeffer and husband Gary, Hays; four Grandchildren Matt and Courtney Rohr of Wichita, Cherise Schaeffer Shawnee, KS and Alex Schaeffer Laguna Hills, CA; two great Granddaughters Marleigh and Maira Rohr, Wichita; two sisters Clementine Begler and Marcella Wolf of Denver, CO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, Philip, Ted, Jerry, Adolph and Alfred; and two sisters Rosie Dinkel & Florine Pelzel.

Services will be at 10:00am Saturday at St Joseph Catholic Church, burial In St Joseph Cemetery with military honors by the VFW.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm Friday and from 9 to 9:30am Saturday, both at Brocks North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine St.

Friday a rosary by the Daughters of Isabella at 6:00pm, The Bishop Cunningham Fourth Degree Knights rosary at 6:30pm and a parish vigil Service at 7:00pm all at Brocks North Hill Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to: Donors choice, Masses at St Joseph Church or Donation to the Elevator Fund at St Joseph Church Office Building. Condolences may be sent to the family by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithley@ruraltel.net











Service Information









Visitation Friday

January 3, 2014

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Recitation of the Rosary Friday

January 3, 2014

6:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Vigil Service Friday

January 3, 2014

7:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Funeral Service Saturday

January 4, 2014

10:00 AM

St. Joseph Catholic Church

210 W. 13th

Hays, Kansas 67601

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