Mark Stephen Rohrs, 57, passed away surrounded by family in the early morning of December 26, 2012.

Mark Stephen Rohrs, 57, passed away surrounded by family in the early morning of December 26, 2012.

Mark was born September 5, 1955 as the third, and youngest, son to Clyde and Doris Rohrs. He graduated William Chrisman High School in 1973. Mark loved visiting his daughters and grandchildren in Ozark, Mo. He was considered a friend, mentor, and father figure tomany. In his spare time, Mark was an avid movie buff and enjoyed reading autobiographies.

Mark was proud of his two daughters, Megan Taylor and NikkiRohrs. Mark introduced his son-in-law, Jason Taylor, as his own son. He cherished his charismatic granddaughter, Ashley Taylor; and loved his three grandsons, Noah O’Neill, Ryan Taylor, and Peyton Dellinger. Mark is survived by his mother, Doris Rohrs; two brothers, Gary, his wife Teena, & Chris, his wife Dawn; one niece, Dawne Combs; and three nephews, Cameron, Gavin & Cody Rohrs. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Rohrs.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from 10-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Services will be held at First Baptist Church located at 500 West Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050. In lieu of flowers we’d like to request donations to be made to one of the following, which all hold a special place in Mark’s heart: First Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, Diabetes Association of America or Valley Hope of Atchison, Kan.

Arrangements: Cremation Center of Kansas City, 4926 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Mission, KS 66205; 913-384-5566.

 

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