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Obituary: Dennis W. Rohe

April 5, 1949 – July 8, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Dennis W. Rohe, age 73, of St. John, IN, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2022. Beloved husband of Mary Rohe, nee McDonald. Loving father of Sean (Marie Manning) Rohe, Glenn (Tricia) Rohe, and the late Patrick “P.J.” Rohe. Proud grandpa of Alyssa, Bryce, and Mason. Dear brother of Mary Lou (David) Nichols, Karl (Sue) Rohe, Jeanne (late Bob) Diehl, John (Ginny) Rohe, Maria (Pete Rush) Liakopoulis. Kind uncle of numerous nieces and nephews and a friend to many. Preceded in death by his parents William and Frances Rohe.

Dennis was an avid golfer and was a retired Carpenter Supervisor for the C.T.A. He was loved by many and will be missed.

Visitation Wednesday, July 13, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. with a vigil service to be held at a time to be determined. Prayer service, Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN, to St. Joseph Catholic Church 440 Joliet Street, Dyer, IN, for a 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass, with Rev. Peter Muha officiating. Memorial donations may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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