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  • Mark Rohr
    Edwin Martin “Mark” Rohr, Jr., age 59, of Benton and formerly of Morton Grove, IL, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Fairview Healthcare in Du Quoin, IL.

    Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Steven Flach officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside burial will take place at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017 in the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton.

    Edwin Martin Rohr, Jr. was born on August 6, 1957 in San Diego, CA, the son of Edwin Martin Rohr, Sr. and Mardell Fern (Parks) Rohr. He married the former Christiane Burkholder on October 27, 1984 and she survives.

    Mark was a self-employed carpenter. He enjoyed his dogs, working and watching Westerns on the television.

    Mark is survived by his wife Chris Rohr of Phoenix, AZ; his mother Mardell Gingles of Benton; a daughter Jennifer Elyse Soriano and husband Ricardo of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren: Jasmyn Capri Ellis, Jacen Delano Ellis, Lyliana Grace Soriano, Gabrieyla Teresa Soriano; his sister Jacqueline Rohr of Elk Grove, IL; his mother-inlaw Phyllis Burkholder of Phoenix, AZ; a sisterin- law: Carol Anne Burkholder of Prescott Valley, AZ.

    Mr. Rohr was preceded in death by his father Edwin Martin Rohr, Sr.; his step-father Joseph Gingles, Jr.; and a sister Karol Rohr.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Anti-Drug Fund through the Franklin County Sheriff Department, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

    To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Mark, visit www.lpfuneralhome. com

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