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Ronald "Ronnie" Ray Rohren

December 29, 1937 ~ March 25, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Ronald “Ronnie” Ray Rohren of Utica was born on December 29, 1937 in Staplehurst, Nebraska to Walter and Esther (Winkelman) Rohren.  He attended Seward High School graduating in 1955.  On October 3, 1964.  Ronnie was united in marriage to Peggy Peterson at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica, Nebraska.  He had various jobs over the years but his favorite was feed supplement salesman for Furst-McNess.  In his free time Ronnie enjoyed spending time with his family and having coffee with friends.  He liked to drive around the countryside taking in the beauty of the Nebraska farmland.  He was a great joke and story teller.  He liked watching sports of any kind especially the Huskers and he enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities.  He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Seward.  Ronnie passed away on March 25, 2021 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 83 years, 2 months and 27 days.  He is survived by his wife, Peggy Rohren, Utica, Nebraska; children, Rob (Sherri) Rohren, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Rhonda (Russ) Souchek, Seward, Nebraska, Rochelle (Scott) Clausen, Fremont, Nebraska, Renee (Blake) Johnson, Holdrege, Nebraska; sister, Carolleen (John) Junge, York, Nebraska; grandchildren, Rachel (Nick) Theis, Ryan (Kelsey) Rohren, Rebecca (Joshua) Felts, Reid (Melissa) Rohren, Riley Souchek, Morgan Souchek, Blair Souchek, Piper Souchek, Scotty Clausen (Bailey Howley), Lena Clausen, Lauren Johnson, Garret Johnson, Lucas Johnson, Gracie Johnson; great grandchildren, Samuel and Weston Theis, Charlotte and Rigley Rohren, Chace & Clara Felts, Brooks Clausen, Baby Rohren (due August 2021); mother-in-law, Virginia Peterson, Seward, Nebraska; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bob and Beth Peterson; sister-in-law, Donna Peterson; many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.  Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Esther Rohren; brother, Veryl Rohren; father-in-law, Don Peterson. 

CASKET BEARERS - SSG Ryan Rohren, SSG Reid Rohren, Nick Theis, Joshua Felts, Garret Johnson, Lucas Johnson, Scotty Clausen 

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS - Roger Meyer, Bill Obermeier, Deroyce Volzke, Gary Ehlers

FULL MILITARY HONORS - AMERICAN LEGION POST #49

MEMORIALS IN CARE OF ROHREN FAMILY IN LIEU OF FLOWERS.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 29, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Gathering of Family and Friends
Monday
March 29, 2021

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 30, 2021

10:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
919 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE 68434

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 30, 2021

Greenwood Cemetery
North 2nd Street
Seward, NE 68434

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