ALEXANDRIA: Rohn Ross Rittenhouse. 82 of Alexandria died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in IU Health West, Avon after an extended illness.
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Rohn was born in Elwood, IN on April 21, 1936 and was the son of Clinton and Ardis (Ross) Rittenhouse. On June 17, 1962 he married Audrey (Hines) Rittenhouse.
Rohn was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the United States Navy. He was an accomplished author and has published two books. He retired as a insurance agent from the Independent Insurance Agency in 1992. He had currently been serving as the office manager for Rittenhouse & Son Heating and Cooling.
Rohn is survived by his children, Michael (Sarah Weaver) Rittenhouse and Rhonda (Bill) Harvey. Also surviving are his grandchildren, David (Stephanie) Cunningham, Derrick (Audrey) Cunningham, Matthew (Kristyn) Cunningham, Tina Harvey, Kathryn (Mark) Gutierrez and Brandon Rittenhouse and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Audrey, a brother, Blaine Rittenhouse and his faithful friend Tosha.
A celebration of Rohn’s life will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria with Bud Whetsel as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Vinson Memorial Park Cemetery, Summitville with military honors by the United States Navy and Elwood VFW Post 5782.Friends may call the funeral from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Madison Co. Humane Society, 2219 Crystal St., Anderson, IN 46012 or in care of the funeral home.
The Whetsel family is honored to celebrate Rohn’s life with her family and community.
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