The University of St. Thomas news service reports that a memorial service will be held this evening for John Rohwer, chair of the St. Thomas Health and Human Performance Department, who died Christmas Day after he fell off his roof while shoveling snow. He was 64.
The memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2330 North Dale St., Roseville. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church.
You can read more about Rohwer here.
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