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Faye L. Rohrig
Faye L. (Witt) Rohrig, age 94, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, September 24, 2015, at the Elizabeth Scott Community in Maumee, Ohio. She was born May 20, 1921 in Lovington, Illinois to William and Jennie (Dashiell) Leach.
She married Rev. Roy S. Witt on January 10, 1946 in Milwaukee, WI. Together they pastored churches in Southeastern Kentucky, Central Illinois and Brailey Union Church in Swanton. Rev. Witt preceded her in death in 1974. On June 3, 1982, Faye married Herman Rohrig in Swanton and moved to his home in Orient, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1990 and she returned to live in Swanton.
Faye attended St. Paul Bible College in St. Paul, Minnesota and throughout her adult life was active in Child Evangelism Fellowship, Christian Women's Clubs and numerous church and home Bible studies.
In her early fifties, she picked up a paint brush, becoming an accomplished artist of oil paintings.
Faye is survived by her daughter, Gail (Lon) Washtak of Maumee, OH; daughter, Jayne (Marvin) Hoffman of Harrisburg, PA; son, William (Beth) Witt of Swanton, OH; daughter, Karen (Mike) Kelley of Chugwater, WY; step-daughter, Dorothy (John) Evans of Billings, MT; step-son, Norman (Cathy) Rohrig of Richland, WA; step-daughter, Cheryl Rohrig of Spokane, WA; step-son, Brian (Kathy) Rohrig of Orient, IA; 20 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Family and friends may visit Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631). Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with her son-in-law, Rev. Marvin Hoffman presiding. Interment will follow at Swanton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Saturday, October 3rd from 9 am to 11 am at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Services: Saturday, October 3rd at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home
Interment: Swanton Cemetery
God has another angel. So sorry to hear this. My sincerest condolences to you all.
Gwen (Smith) Shein Sep 28 2015 12:00 AM
My sincere condolences to all of you. She was such a wonderful woman. You are all in my prayers.
Kim Holdeman Fruchey Sep 27 2015 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. Remembering you in prayer.
Elizabeth Mann Sep 27 2015 12:00 AM
Thinking of my "Witt cousins" at this time. We know it is a difficult time for everyone: will keep you in our prayers.
Careth & Jim Curry Sep 26 2015 12:00 AM
Our Deepest Condolences to the entire family including her daughers and wonderful Grandkids. We Love you Momo... God Blessed this New Beautiful Angel🙏
Derek & Loanda Bender Sep 26 2015 12:00 AM
What a wonderful sweet lady. I always enjoyed our visits with a cookie and and a pop! Thinking of all of you!
Patty Carroll Sep 25 2015 12:00 AM
My condolences to Faye's children - Bill, Jane, Gail, Karen and their families. Your mother was a fine Christian lady and now she's in Heaven. May your warm memories sustain you in the days to come.
Ruth Redd Sep 24 2015 12:00 AM