Julius John Rohr, 90, Hays, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born April 11, 1926, in Munjor to John and Anna (Riedel) Rohr.
He married Lillian Ann (Gerstner) on Oct. 11, 1948, in Hays. He was a machinist at S&W Supply. He was a U.S. Navy veteran during World War II.
He was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Church and Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing, golf and his dogs. He was a kind yet strong man who lived his life for his God, family, and country.
Survivors include his wife, Hays; a son, Michael Rohr and wife, Wanda, Hays; two daughters, Beth Huston and husband, Doug, and Carol Rome and Ron Rome, all of Hays; a brother-in-law, Ralph Engel, Hays; a sister-in-law, Kathy Rohr, Hays; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Jarrett Rome; his step-mother, Emma Rohr; four brothers, Alex, Ignatius, Isadore, and Gene Rohr; and three sisters, Albina Befort, Marcella Ruder, and Bernita Engel.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Nicholas of Myra Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors by Hays VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, both at Brock’s Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601
A combined rosary and vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Memorials are suggested to St. Nicholas Faith and Family Center in care of the funeral chapel.
Condolences can be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.