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Violet Mary Rorah

Friday, October 7, 2011

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Violet Mary Rorah, 96, of Spencer, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Longhouse Nursing Center in Spencer. She was born on Feb. 28, 1915, in Spencer, to Nels and Julia (Bosshardt) Christensen.

Violet grew up on a farm near Spencer. She was united in marriage to John "Jack" Rorah on Sept. 18, 1935, in Spencer. John passed away on Aug. 5, 2007. She was a great helper and partner to Jack, where she was in charge of the books for Jack Rorah Trucking.

Violet is survived by three daughters: Elizabeth Brown, and her husband, Ronald, of Hendersonville, N.C., Nancy Jo Soucek, of Spencer, and Mary Corry, of Houston, Texas; and a son, John Rorah Jr., of Schuyler, Neb..

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.