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1936 Rudy 2021

Rudy E. Rothacher

February 20, 1936 — October 18, 2021

Rudy E. Rothacher, 85, of Dover passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at his son’s home in Elyria.

Rudy was born on February 20, 1936, in Dover. He was the son of the late Fred and Ida Pearl (Yeager) Rothacher.

He attended Dover High School. Rudy honorably served our country during the Korean War in the United States Army from 1954 until 1957. On June 4, 1961, he married the love of his life, Sally Murray, who preceded him in death on July 27, 2018. He was also preceded in death by his son, Keith Rothacher, along with nine brothers and sisters.

He retired from Garaway Local School where he was a custodian for many years.

Rudy will be sadly missed by his children; Tracy (Sueann) Rothacher of Nashville; Eugene (Stephanie) Rothacher of Elyria, and Anita Rothacher and her fiance, Kevin Menapace of New Philadelphia; two siblings, Laura Hidey of Ft. Meyers, FL, and Larry (Carol) Rothacher of Indiana; along with six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 3:30-5:30 pm. A funeral service celebrating Rudy’s life will take place at the funeral home on Friday at 5:30 with Rev. Billy Johnson officiating. To sign an online guestbook for Rudy, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rudy E. Rothacher, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 22, 2021

3:30 - 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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Service

Friday, October 22, 2021

Starts at 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Friday, October 22, 2021

Starts at 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

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