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Obituary: Lyda Grace Rohrbach

Obituary: Lyda Grace Rohrbach

February 13th, 2018 in Obituaries

Lyda Grace Rohrbach, 87, of California, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Moniteau Care Center. She was born on July 25, 1930 on the family farm to Emmett O. and Ruth M. (Jenkins) Rohrbach, both of whom preceded her in death. After graduating California High School in 1948 she worked in California for 15 years. In 1963, she moved to Kansas City, Mo. and worked at the First National Bank of Kansas City. In 1965, she went to work for the Social Security Administration at the Program Service Center. After she retired in 1989, she sold her home in Independence and returned to California. Lyda's life was always centered around her church where she did many activities including church groups, bus ministry, taught Sunday school and went on mission trips. Her life story could be epitomized as a true Christian witness and a woman of faith. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, California. Lyda is survived by four brothers, Lloyd Rohrbach (Judy) of Jefferson City, Jim Rohrbach (Patsy), Glen Rohrbach (Nancy), all of California, Mo., and Marvin Rohrbach (Cheryl) of Kingdom City; three sisters, Marion Dykes, Kingsport, Tenn., Lorna Morris, California, Mo., and Doris Easley (Bill) of Cassville, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Erma Wilhelm, Lucille Porter, Rose Scott, Carol Barbour and infant sister Ruby Rohrbach; and two brothers, Paul Rohrbach and infant brother John. The family will receive friends at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service with Dr. Jeremy Anderson officiating with interment following at Sappington Community Chapel Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sappington Community Chapel Cemetery, First Baptist Church or Friendship Baptist Church. Online messages to the family may be contributed www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.