James Alan Rohrer
Jim passed away peacefully on Saturday Sept. 5, 2020 at Cedar Lane Lakeview in West Salem, Wis. He was born in La Crosse to Fred and Vivian Rohrer on April 9, 1946. He married Judy, his best friend and love of his life 53 years ago on July 1, 1967 in La Crosse, Wis. In his early years, he was a Boy Scout, played baseball and golfed. Jim was a 1964 graduate of Logan High School. He attended UWL and River Falls College. He was a conductor on the Burlington Railroad for 24 years. After he retired, Jim and Judy traveled throughout the United States and Europe. He enjoyed bike riding, camping and golfing. His passion was deer hunting, turkey hunting and ice fishing. Jim was an avid sports fan, attending his children and grandchildren’s events. Jim is survived by his wife Judy, daughter Heidi (Al), sons, Todd ( Gerilyn), Travis (Karen). Six grandchildren Gabrielle & Mia Rohrer, Isaac & Maggie Schneider, Fred & Charlie Rohrer. Siblings Bonnie (Pat) Korish, Larry (Helen) Rohrer, Rod (Sandy) Rohrer, John ( Teri) Rohrer, brothers-in-law Richard (Valerie)Mahlum, Paul Mahlum, sister-in-law Sandy (Greg) Miller, many nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Vivian, his in-laws, Manley and Ione Mahlum. Our family would like to thank all of our family and friends that have supported us through this terrible journey. A special thank you to Richard Mahlum, John Kraft, David Snyder, and Jacqueline Williams, social worker who have helped us out whenever we needed them. A private service for our immediate family will take place. Celebration of Life will be at a later date, due to COVID 19.