August 18, 2014


Vernon Rohe, 93, of Manning, passed away on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Manning Plaza Nursing Home.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton, Iowa. The Rev. John Gerald will be the celebrant. The Revs. Robert Gralapp, Lawrence Burns, Andrew Hoffmann and Steven Broderson will be con-celebrants. Mass servers will be Katie Rohe Hoss and Ross Rohe. Lectors will be Jackie Mertes, Rusty Rohe, Matt Goecke and Brandon Rohe. Gift bearers will be Darron Rohe, Linsey Rohe, Melissa Sporrer, Sara VanderSanden, Landon Stribe and Robbie Rohe. Honorary gift bearers will be Vernon's great-grandchildren. Eucharistic ministers will be Becky Rohe and Lisa Rohe.

Casket bearers will be Jason Rohe, Jeff Rohe, Jennifer Gilmore, Kyle Sporrer, Nolan Stribe, Ryan Rohe and Jacob Goecke.

Music will be "The Old Rugged Cross," "How Great Thou Art," "On Eagle's Wings" and "God Be With You" by Sacred Heart men's choir, organist Jeanne Kerkhoff and soloist Laura Rohe.

Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Manning.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Ohde Funeral Home in Manning, with CD of A rosary at 4 p.m. and prayer service at 6 p.m.

Memorial Donations may be made to Manning Plaza Nursing Home or Manning Fire Department Building Fund.