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Adair County Free Press

Larry Rohr


Larry Frederic Rohr, 79, of Osceola died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Southern Hills Care Center in Osceola.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., in Osceola with the Rev. Brandon Campbell officiating. Visitation with family present was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the funeral home. Private Interment services will be in Greenfield Cemetery at a later time. Memorial contributions may be directed to his family for a fitting tribute to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Larry Frederic Rohr, son of Albert and Gladys Pettit Rohr, was born Feb. 27, 1938, at home on the family farm east of Greenfield. Larry grew up and graduated from Greenfield schools and worked at SuperValu while in high school. Larry joined the Army and attended SWCC for auto mechanics. He then went to Maryville, Missouri, where he got his science and teaching degree.

On July 20, 1961, Larry married Patricia Reta Ann Richards from Creston. Larry was a teacher and taught science at Corning, Murray and Osceola schools. He also helped out the funeral director in Murray, and hauled gravel and sand in the summer when not teaching. Larry worked for the city of Murray in the water department for many years and Lakeside Casino before retirement.

Larry is survived by his children, Paul Rohr of Lorimor and Gayla Rohr of Murray; grandchildren, Cole Kerwin of Osceola and Caleb Kerwin and Carley Kerwin, both of Murray; twin sister Lorraine (Joe) Schneider of Greenfield; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his wife Patricia, sister Kathryn M. Wagner and his parents.

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