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Viola Rohr

February 9, 1930 — November 15, 2018

Viola Rohr


Viola Rohr, age 88, of Hays, Kansas passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Via Christi Village, Hays. She was born February 9, 1930 in Antonino, Kansas to Frank and Rosa (Klaus) Werth. On May 2, 1949 she married Jerry Rohr. He preceded her in death March 8, 1986.

She was a homemaker. Her memberships included Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and the VFW Auxiliary. Viola enjoyed doing yard work and gardening and was extremely devoted to her family.

She is survived by two sons, Frank Rohr and wife Sue of Yukon, Oklahoma and Larry Rohr and wife Mary of hays; two daughters, Gloria Fjelstad and husband Jerry of Laurel, Montana and Jerri Ann Leiker and husband Lester of Hays; four sisters, Sister Clarella Werth of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Alfrieda Pfeifer of hays, Rose Ann Zimmerman of Hays and Esther Gottschalk of Schoenchen; eight grandchildren, Kierston Branstetter, Nathan Fjelstad, Clint Rohr, Stacie Rohr, Jerrett Leiker, Landon Leiker, Austin Rohr and Aaron Rohr as well as twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Alvin Werth, Eugene Werth, Gilbert Werth and infant brother Gilbert Werth and sisters, Frances Dreiling, Alice Windholz, Merilda Randa and infant sister, Alice werth.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hays. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be Friday 5 PM - 8 PM and Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM all at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

A VFW Auxiliary service will be at 6:15 PM Friday followed by a combined rosary and vigil service at 6:30 PM all at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church or Hospice of Hays Medical Center.

Condolences may be left by guest book on her tribute wall at or by email at


Visitation Friday

November 16, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

Combined rosary and vigil service Friday

November 16, 2018

6:30 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

Funeral Mass Saturday

November 17, 2018

1:00 PM

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

1805 Vine

Hays, KS. 67601

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