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Roy Jacob Rohde

February 8, 1934 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 87)

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Roy Jacob Rohde
February 1934 – October 2021

Roy Rohde, 87, was born in Pendleton, Oregon , in February of 1934 to Fred and Eileen Snyder Rohde.  Roy grew up on the family wheat ranch near Echo, Oregon.  While attending Washington State College he met and married the love of his life, JoLynne Hanly, and started a family.  He provided for his family by farming and working marine construction on the Columbia River before moving to Hermiston, Oregon where he operated Rohde Sand and Gravel.  In his later years Roy and JoLynne raised buffalo in Eastern Washington.  His passions in life were his faith, family, farming, operating heavy equipment, nature photography and woodworking.

Roy is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Ernest and Dean Rohde.  He is survived by his wife, JoLynne Rohde; his children, Jenny Lynn Horning (Ray) of Boise, Idaho, Charles Dean Rohde (Cheryl) of Kent, Washington, Wendy Jo Rohde and Jeri Leigh Taylor (Mike) of Pendleton, Oregon; 9 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren and a brother, Glenn Rohde (Joyce) of Echo, Oregon.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that you send a donation to the Living Word Christian Center Missionary Program or other Mission Program of your choice.

A private service for the family is planned for November 12, 2021.

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