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William Thomas "Bill" Rohrbach
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1936
Tiffin
Seneca County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2013
Lima
Allen County
Ohio, USA

January 25, 2013
The Advertiser-Tribune

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, William T. "Bill" Rohrbach, 76, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 23, 2013, at St. Rita Hospital, Lima.

He was born Jan. 24, 1936, in Tiffin, to Henry R. and Clara (Miller) Rohrbach. He married Melba Keiffer in June 1956, they later divorced and she preceded him in death Jan. 24, 1970. He married Sue Elaine Smith Dec. 16, 1963, in Monroe, Mich., and she preceded him in death Feb. 5, 2004.

Survivors include son, of Tiffin; three daughters, of Napoleon and two, of Tiffin; 12 grandchildren

Also preceding him in death were his parents; son, Eric E. Rohrbach on Jan. 14 2009; and three brothers, Charles, Robert and Eugene Rohrbach.

Bill graduated in 1954 from Calvert High School and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. While in high school during the 1953-1954 basketball season he scored 54 points during one game, which is currently the most points scored in one game. He had 691 points that season and 1,530 points for his career; which was the most varsity career points ever scored. He was a member of the Bricklayers Local No. 46 for more than 50 years and was owner and operator of Charlie's Cycle Sales, Tiffin, for more than 25 years. He also was a member of AMVETS Post No. 48, Eagles Club No. 402 and the Sportsman Club, Fostoria. He was an instructor for Lake Erie No. 46 Apprenticeship Program from 1988-2003 and was also an Eagle Scout. Bill was famous for his sauerkraut and enjoyed gardening, watching his grandkids sporting events and was a pet lover; he especially loved his cats.

His Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Robert "Hank" Rohrbach (1903 - 1993)
  Clara Catherine Miller Rohrbach (1903 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Sue Elaine Smith Rohrbach (1942 - 2004)
  Melba Joyce Keiffer Stark (1935 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Eric Eugene Rohrbach (1961 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Henry Rohrbach (1929 - 1966)*
  Robert Joseph Rohrbach (1930 - 1988)*
  Eugene Frederick Rohrbach (1932 - 2004)*
  William Thomas Rohrbach (1936 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Tiffin
Seneca County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: John Tate
Originally Created by: Gathering Roots
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104126532
William Thomas Bill Rohrbach
Added by: John Tate
 
William Thomas Bill Rohrbach
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 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
 
 
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