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Gordon "Gordy" H. Rohrs

December 18, 1948 — March 20, 2024

Paullina

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Gordon “Gordy” H. Rohrs

Paullina, Iowa

            Funeral services for Gordy Rohrs, age 75, of Paullina, who passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Orange City Area Health System.  His funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown, with Rev. Carl Stenzel, officiating.

            Burial with military honors by Russell West Post of the Paullina American Legion will be at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

            Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 P.M. on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

ILOVING MEMORY OF

GORDON “GORDY” H. ROHRS

 

BORN

December 18, 1948

Primghar, Iowa

PASSED AWAY

March 20, 2024

Orange City, Iowa

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 28, 2024

St. John Lutheran Church; Germantown, Iowa

Rev. Carl Stenzel ~ Officiating

 

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS

“Just As I Am”

“Amazing Grace”

“How Great Thou Art”

Organist:  Gayleen Meyer

 

HONORARY CASKET BEARER

Brenda Lund

CASKET BEARERS

Brent Ebel                                        Jaden Ebel

Mike Lund                                          Zac Lund

Shay Lund                              Leon Wipperling

 

FINAL RESTING PLACE

Prairie View Cemetery

Paullina, Iowa

 

Military Rights Present By:

Russell West Post of the Paullina American Legion.  

 

After the service relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a time of fellowship at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.

 

Arrangements are under the care of the

Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.


Gordon Harry Rohrsthe son of Harry and Helga (Paulsen) Rohrs, was born on December 18, 1948, in Primghar, Iowa.  He attended St. John Lutheran School through the 8th grade and graduated from Paullina High School in 1967.  After graduation he furthered his education at Northwest Iowa Community College in powerline.  He enlisted into the United States Army in 1969, serving a year in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1970.  During his career, Gordy farmed, worked for Mapco, Penning Pork, PCI Construction, and retired in 2011.  Gordy and Shirley Kluender were united in marriage on June 29, 1996, at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown.  He enjoyed watching sports, especially his grandchildren playing, hunting, fishing, farming, traveling, and most of all the Minnesota Vikings.

     Gordon passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Orange City Area Health System reaching the age of 75 years, 3 months, and 2 days.

     He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and Russell West Post of the Paullina American Legion.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley of Paullina; children, Brenda (Mike) Lund and Brent Ebel, all of Paullina; grandchildren, Zac and Shay Lund and Jaden (fiancé, Colin Schettler); one great grandson, Reyd; two sisters, Joyce Craig of Paullina and Ruth Schopke of Wakefield, Nebraska; also, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

     Gordy is preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law, Clarence, and Edna Kluender, two brothers, Gerald and Wesley Rohrs, brother-in-law, Howard Craig, and a niece and nephew.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street, Paullina, IA 51046

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 28, 2024

10:30 - 11:15 am (Central time)

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Burial

Thursday, March 28, 2024

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