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Keith Rohrer

Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 9:20 a.m. CDT

AVON — Keith E. Rohrer, 67, of Avon passed away at 3:21 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

He was born Sept. 25, 1946, in Canton, the son of Kenneth W. and Maralee Gray Rohrer. He married Patricia Gray on Jan. 30, 1971 in Canton, Ill.

He is survived by his wife of Avon; three daughters, Nikki (Matt) Beard of Canton, Brook (Nick) Schafer of Princeton and Kim (Tony) Brucker of Princeton; six grandchildren, Logan, Camden and Keegan Beard, Ryan and Karsyn Brucker, and Remington Schafer; one brother, Gary (Berta) Rohrer of Avon; two sisters, Kay (Jack) Myers of Davenport, Fla., and Janet (David) Bradley of Avon; and one uncle, Henry (Shirley) Rohrer of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother (Margaret).

He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Panama. He farmed his entire life. He was a member of the Fairview American Legion. He was a member of the Fulton County Farm Bureau, where he served as vice president. He was a director of Fulton County Soil and Water, and member of Production Credit and F.S. Board. He was an active member of the Avon Lions Club and a Union Township trustee. He served as president of the Avon Fat Steer Show. He was an avid White Sox Fan. He enjoyed and collected Oliver Tractors. He loved his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, the Corman Memorial Home in Avon. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Fairview with military honors accorded by the Fairview American Legion.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to the Avon Lions Club, Fulton County Farm Bureau and the Fairview American Legion.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.cormanmh.com.

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