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March 24, 2019

3/13/2019 11:29:00 AM
Alice Jeanette Hendricks Rohrer, 95, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
Alice Jeanette Hendricks Rohrer
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Alice Jeanette Hendricks Rohrer

Alice Jeanette Hendricks Rohrer, 95, of North Vernon died Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at her home.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Frist United Methodist Church with the Rev. Marvin Sweet and Rev. Joe Wyatt officiating. Friends may call on the family from 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the church. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

Mrs. Rohrer earned her Bachelor's Degree in 1943 from Ohio Wesleyan University Kappa honorary society. She earned her Master's Degree from Indiana University in 1974 and taught sixth grade at Southside Intermediate and North Vernon Elementary School for 17 years, retiring in 1984.

She established and led Girl Scout troops in North Vernon from 1950 until 1972 and organized day camps throughout the Tulip Trace Council and represented Girl Scouts on the Jennings County United Way board. Mrs. Rohrer was also a member of the Wednesday Research Club and served as a Cub Scout den mother. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was active in United Methodist Women Mrs. Rohrer and her husband enjoyed attending theater and the opera at Indiana University. She also loved natural history, history, art, and literature and enjoyed visiting natural areas, museums, and historical sites.

Born September 6, 1923, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Rohrer was the daughter of Dr. Louis J. and Alice Truitt Hendricks. She married Hubert Rohrer October 5, 1949. He preceded her in death June 20, 2011.

Survivors include her children, Alice (Dennis) Mills of Ontario, Oregon, Ralph (Mindy Jester) of Lafayette, Bill (Susan Pietrzak) of Garwood, New Jersey, and Chris (Barbara Guy) of Salt Lake City , Utah; grandchildren: Cassie (Ryan) Strong, Kerry (Max) Loranger, and Kitty Mills, Frank, Freda, and Karl Rohrer, and Ruth (Steven) Orozco and Joe (Katharine Seagly) Rohrer; and nine great-grandsons.

Mrs. Rohrer was predeceased by her husband; parents; and brothers, Louis and John.

Memorial contributions may go to the First United Methodist Church of North Vernon, the Jennings County Players, or the Girl Scout troop of your choice.

(A full obituary for Mrs. Rohrer was previously published.)

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