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Virgil W. Rohr

October 17, 1922 - February 11, 2017

Virgil W. Rohr, age 94, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1976, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility in Naperville.  He was born October 17, 1922 in Devils Lake, ND.

Beloved husband of the late Donette V. Rohr (nee Caputo), whom he married April 23, 1957 and who preceded him in death August 18, 2006, devoted son of the late Nelson and Sadie (nee Nesseth) Rohr, dear brother of the late Arthur, Orville, Clayton, Norvin, Gordon and Stanley Rohr, Melvina Siebert and Orleen Behringer, fond uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle and friend of many.

Virgil grew up on a farm/ranch in Devils Lake, ND. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart for wounds suffered during fighting in the Philippines. Virgil worked as a welder and fitter for several companies, the last being Phillips Getchow, Co., Chicago, IL from which he retired in 1987. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville, the VFW, Devils Lake, ND and Disabled American Veterans.

Funeral Information

Visitation Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 9:00-10:30 AM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.

Services will begin Wednesday, February 15, 10:30 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

Interment: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to: Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility, 1347 Crystal Avenue, Naperville, Illinois 60563, (630) 778-6677,

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