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Ernest C. Rohrer

February 12, 1933 — June 7, 2020

Ernest C. Rohrer, age 87, of Fort Recovery, passed away on June 7, 2020 at Mercer Health, Coldwater.

He was born February 12, 1933, in Fort Recovery, to the late William and Catherine (Livingston) Rohrer. On April 19, 1951, he married the late Elaine (Ainsworth) Rohrer, who died July 22, 2010.

Surviving are his children, Ernie & Rose Rohrer, Mike Rohrer, and Dr. David & Lori Rohrer, all of Fort Recovery; grandchildren, Alex Rohrer, Adam Rohrer & fiancee' Isabelle Crowe, Natalie & Jesse Sanders, Sara & Collin O'Dell, and Emma Rohrer; 7 great grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Rohrer of Union City, OH; and in-laws, Charles Sell of Woodington, OH and Martha Ainsworth of Portland, IN.

Also preceding him in death are siblings, Saloma Glassford, Rich Rohrer, Rosellan Ruhenkamp, Norma Smith, and Bernice McDowell; and in-laws, John Ainsworth and Cynthia Sell.

He owned and operated Rohrer Plumbing & Heating, Fort Recovery for many years and was also a life long farmer.

Ernest was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery. He enjoyed the life of a farmer and spending time with his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, with Fr. Ned Brown as celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Calling is 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Wednesday and 9:00 am-10:00 am Thursday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.

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