Johanna Rohe

Age: 92 years, 1 month, 19 days

(nee JAEGER)

DOB: January 3, 1894
Crete, IL USA

DOD: February 22, 1986

Daughter of: Otto Bernhard and Ida Sara (nee Lasche) Jaeger

Sister to: Anna (George W. Lunz), Clara (Charles Neuling), Maria, Sophia, Fred “Butch”, Margareta, Helen, Elizabeth (Fredrick A. Opel) and Arthur “Otto” (Florence unknown) Jaeger

Otto Jaeger Family

Otto Jaeger FamilyStanding: Helen, Elizabeth, Otto, Johanna, Margareta
Sitting: Fred, Sophia, Maria, Clara, Anna

Second wife of Fred Bernard Rohe

Married sometime after 1930


February 27, 1986 – Crete newspaper

Services Held Tuesday For Johanna Rohe, 92

Johanna Rohe obitFuneral services were February 25 at Lain Sullivan Funeral Home in Park Forest for Johanna Rohe of Crete. Mrs. Rohe died Saturday, February 22, 1986, at her home.

The Rev. Curtis Lyons, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete, officiated. Entombment was at the Beecher Mausoleum.

Ms. Rohe was born January 3, 1894 in Crete, and was a lifelong Crete resident. She was a retired insurance broker.

Photo from a book "Crete Remembered" by Carol Triebold and Phyllis Monk

Photo from a book “Crete Remembered”
by Carol Triebold and Phyllis Monk



Mrs. Rohe is survived by five nieces, Elizabeth McMillan of Corpus Christi, Texas, Marguerite LaClare of Chicago Heights and Ella Miller of Chicago Heights, Margaret Stevens of Crete, and Hazel Newling of Park Forest; and two nephews, Lawrence and Douglas Newling, both of Park Forest; and a good friend, Hugh Buchanan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred B. Rohe, a former mayor of Crete, owner of the Farmer’s State Bank of Crete, and the Rohe Agency (insurance and real estate) in 1952.


Johanna’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:

Husband: Fred Bernard Rohe

Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bielfeldt, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking,  Fenske, Fick, Fiene, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hack, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Heldt, Hildeman, Hinze, Hoffman, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn,  Kirchhoff,  Klocksieben, Koch, Langreder, Leder, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa, Peters, Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rust, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wehmhoefer, Wiechen, Westphal, Wilkening.

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