Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church for Gelene C. Rohr, age 55 of Long Prairie who died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at her home near Long Prairie after a four year battle with cancer. Rev. Noah Wehrspann will officiate and burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Long Prairie. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and one hour to services on Thursday at the church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.
Gelene Coney Schultz was born April 26, 1958 in Browerville, Minnesota, the daughter of Harold and LaVaune (Daily) Schultz. She grew up and attended school in Long Prairie, graduating in 1976 from Long Prairie High School. Gelene attended Brainerd Community College, where she earned a degree in Landscape Design. She moved to Burnsville, Minnesota and was employed by Chemlawn. She returned to Long Prairie in 1985 and worked at RR Donnelly (Formerly Hart Press and Banta) for more then 20 years. Gelene married Thomas Rohr on September 24, 1988 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Prairie. They made their home near Long Prairie. In 2005 she became employed at the DAC in Browerville.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was also very active in 4-H, being a member growing up and later a leader when her daughters were in 4-H. She was a member of the Legion Softball Team for many years. Her greatest joy was taking care of and spending time with Megan, Ashley, and Katie.
Gelene is survived by her husband, Tom of Long Prairie, daughters Megan and Katie of Long Prairie, and Ashley of Crookston, her parents, Harold and LaVaune Schultz of Long Prairie, sisters, Sandra (Tom) Ducharme of Little Canada, and Cindy (Pat) Petersen of Waconia, and brother, Duane Schultz of Nome, Alaska, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frances and Everett Daily, and Emil and Bertha Schultz.
The family prefers memorials to the donor’s choice.
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