HOLGATE -- John Robert Rohrs, 61, of Holgate, died Wednesday morning, October 16, 2013, in his rural Holgate home.
His Legacy… He was born March 28, 1952, to Norman and Velma (Baker) Rohrs, in Napoleon. On April 16, 1983, he married Teresa "Terri" Lynn Bostelman. John graduated from Napoleon High School in 1970, and the Ohio State University in 1974. He has been a committed vo-ag teacher at Holgate High School for the past nine years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, FFA advisor, OSU alumni, and past 4-H advisor.
His Family… John was a devoted family man, being survived by his loving family: wife, Teresa "Terri"; son, Zachary Robert (Emilie) Rohrs; daughters, Mandi Rohrs and Bailey Rohrs all of Holgate; his parents, Norman and Velma Rohrs, Holgate; grandsons, Parker and Hayden; and brothers, Mark Rohrs, Defiance, and Darrell (Cyndy) Rohrs, Deshler. He was preceded in death by his sister, Pat Kress.
His Farewell Services…Friends will be received in the Zachrich Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate, on Friday from 2-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The celebration of John's life will be on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. John Lutheran Church, Holgate, with Reverend Theodore Rellstab officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Contributions can be made in John's memory to the Rohrs girls' educational fund c/o Teresa Rohrs or to a charity of the donor's choice. Please visit www.ZachrichFuneralHome.com to leave online condolences.