Ruth Rohwer


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Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Ruth R. Rohwer, 90, of Davenport, died Friday, March 1, 2013.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Davenport. Visitation is 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
She was born in 1922, in Taylor, Mo., to George and Bessie Bimson. She married Harlan Rohwer Oct. 22, 1955, in Quincy, Ill.
Surviving are her husband, Harlan; son, Melvin (Karen) Rohwer, Eldon, Mo.; grandsons, Adam Rohwer, Aaron Rohwer and Alex Rohwer; and great-grandsons, Quinton and Ryder.














 




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