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Pauline Rohrig

Pauline Rohrig

Pauline Rohrig, 81, of Versailles passed away at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born at Hindman in Knott County, Kentucky on June 15, 1938 the daughter of Gordon and Melda Johnson Reynolds. She was married to Jim Rohrig on June 8, 1957 and he preceded her in death on April 14, 2009. Survivors include four daughters Vickie (Jack) McMillan and Kim (Kim) Hoffman both of Milan, and Tammy (Mark) Hartman and Robin (Bud) Davis both of Versailles; 8 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; one brother Ray (Wanda) Reynolds of Noblesville; three sisters Ruth Hankins, Margaret Lochard, and Catherine (Maurice) Minger all of Milan. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Robert, Marion, Haskell, and Gordon Reynolds, and her sister Sue Reynolds.

Mrs. Rohrig was a former employee of US Shoe in Osgood and she and Jim ran the concession stand and camp store at the Versailles State Park for several years. Pauline was best known in the South Ripley Schools where she had driven a bus for the corporation for 32 years. She enjoyed spending time with her large family and especially attending her grandchildren’s ball games. She also enjoyed traveling and was a big fan of bluegrass music. Pauline was a member of the Hope Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 31 at 11 a.m. at the Hope Baptist Church with Bro. Tom Holt officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 a.m. until time of services Friday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or the Hope Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.