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August 1, 1948 – Thursday, February 20, 2014

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN
Saturday, March 1, 2014
2:00 P.M.

Visitation Information

Darrel “Tubby” Rohwer, age 65, of Buffalo passed away on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at The U of M Hospital Fairview.

He was born on August 1, 1948 in Watertown the son of Ernest & Laverna (Dalke) Rohwer.

Darrel graduated from Watertown High School in 1966, active in baseball and football.

On February 2, 1980, Darrel and Sarah (Appel) were joined in marriage at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, in Watertown, MN. God blessed their marriage with two children; Beth and Andrew.

He was formerly employed as a truck driver for Sysco Foods for 36 years and was a member of Teamster Local Union # 544.
Darrel enjoyed motorcycling, classic cars, hunting, fishing and traveling.

Survived by his loving wife: Sarah Rohwer; a daughter: Beth (Tom) Miller of Monticello and by a son: Andrew Rohwer of Buffalo; grandchildren: Eve & Ella Miller; his mother: Laverna Rohwer of Waconia; a brother: Dale (Loretta) Rohwer of Plymouth and by a sister: Janice (Arnie) Jacobson of Young America; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his father: Ernest Rohwer.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.

15 Guestbook Entries

  1. John Hajek

    Thinking of you for your loss of Tubby. Will miss his laugh and all of his bullshit.

  2. Jane Salber

    So sorry for your loss. Take care during this time.

  3. Joanne Feltman

    So sorry about your dad. You have been in my prayers

  4. Jim and Brenda Miller

    Darrel will be missed by many. We were lucky to know your family. You will be in our prayers. Jim and Brenda

  5. Emmy Meidinger

    Sarah, I am so sorry to hear about Darrel. He is now resting peacefully. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  6. Ann Sloup-Walsh

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

  7. Curt Ostman

    TUBBY, the only thing holding up your HALO is your HORNS.
    RIP from fellow teamster

  8. Teri Hoffbeck

    Rest in peace Tuby! I will miss your laugh and your stories you could always make us laugh at work.

  9. Steve and Carol Stein

    Sarah, Beth and Andrew;
    Our sympathies to you and your entire family for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. May your loving memories sustain you through your healing, bringing you joy in the days and years ahead. God bless you all.

  10. Larry Carlson

    I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Larry Carlson

  11. Steve Anderson/ Lummar

    I still remember the skull cramps from partying with you—those were shining times. See you later in your new home. I’ll never forget Lummer in Texas.

  12. Greg and Dee Anderson

    Sarah and Family,
    We are sorry for your loss. All will miss his laugh and his great stories. May God give you strength through this hard time. Our prayers are with you.
    High school classmates,
    Greg and Dee

  13. steve lummer anderson

    I remember the parties and the skull cramps, the bikes and the friendship–shining times for sure–we will see you again one day–Lummer & Mohrea-Texas

  14. Connie and Terry Abraham

    Sarah, so sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers! He was the funniest! He will be missed.

  15.  Thomas & Anita Praska

    Sarah, we just learned of Darrel’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We enjoy living at 6737 75th St. Darrel was a great guy, may he rest in peace.

    Tom, Anita, Hannah & Grace Praska, Maple Lake


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