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Romilda Rohr

August 27, 1924 — January 20, 2012

ROHR, ROMILDA J. WATERTOWN Romilda J. Rohr, age 87, passed away on Friday January 20, 2012 at Alden Estates Of Countryside in Jefferson. Romilda Schuster was born on August 27, 1924 in Lincoln Township, Wood County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Matthais and Alma (Steffes) Schuster. On July 19, 1947 she married Edward Rohr in Watertown and he preceded her in death on November 29, 1979. Romilda had been a Registered Nurse in the OB department at Watertown Memorial Hospital for 44 years, until her retirement in 1989. She loved to travel and after her retirement, she was able to visit many beautiful places around the world. She enjoyed many crafts, including sewing, needle work, knitting, crocheting, and quilting. She was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church, St. Henry's Christian Mothers, Friends of the Library and Quilters on the Rock. Romilda is survived by her children Michael (Linda) Rohr of Watertown, Mark (Joy) Rohr of Watertown, Mary Ellen Rohr of Madison and Peggy (Karl) Kiefer of Madison, 6 grandchildren, Jennifer (Tim) Schultz, Christopher Rohr, Eric and Jonathan Rohr, and Alexander and Elizabeth Kiefer. 2 great grandchildren, Grant and Layla Schultz. 2 sisters Mary Alice (Ervin) Stangl of Marshfield and Alma (Morris) Laessig of Stratford, a brother Terrance Schuster of Indiana, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was further preceded in death by a daughter Lauretta Ann Rohr, a son Lawrence Rohr, her parents, 2 brothers Rev. George Schuster and Anthony Schuster and 3 sisters Virgine Sauer, Gladys Schuster and Sister Mary Andre Schuster. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM at St. Henry's Catholic Church with Father Jorge Miramontes celebrating. Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4 PM to 6 PM at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and on Wednesday at 10 AM until time of service at the church. Memorials to the Romilda Rohr Memorial Nursing Scholarship or the charity of one's choice, would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at watertownwifuneralhome.com.
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