Mrs. Julius Rohrbach, 82, dies at home in Wilmette
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1929, p. 8

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Mrs. Julius Rohrbach, 82, of 1123 Linden avenue, Wilmette, youngest daughter of the late William Bowman of Ridgewell-Yeldham, Essex, England, died at her home Friday, January 4, after a prolonged illness.

Mrs. Rohrbach is survived by her husband, the Rev. Julius Rohrbach, for many years a minister in Berlin, Germany; two daughters, Mrs. Marion Wilberforce Stoughton, member of the faculty at the North Shore Country Day school, and Mrs. David Gibbins, of Egbaston, Birmingham, England; and three sons, Harold Julius Rohrbach, of Downshire lodge, Reading, England, the Rev. A. E. Rohrbach, of Stockholm, Sweden, and the Rev. John Herbert Bowman, of the Mont Clare Baptist church, Chicago.

Dr. and Mrs. Rohrbach have made their home with their daughter and son in Wilmette for the last nine years. Although an invalid most of the time, Mrs. Rohrbach often delighted her friends with her singing.

The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. George D. Allison, of the Wilmette Baptist church, assisted by the Rev. William H. Cossum, of the Ravenswood Baptist church, Chicago, and the Rev. H. C. Baum, representing the German Baptist Ministers' conference. Burial took place Monday afternoon, January 7, at Memorial Park.

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Mrs. Julius Rohrbach, 82, dies at home in Wilmette