ZEELAND -- Jennifer Rohrich, 28, Zeeland, died Oct. 31, 2004, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in McIntosh County. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Zeeland, with the Rev. Andrew Jasinski officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Closed casket visitation will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today with the family present at Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley, followed by a wake at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church.
Honorary Casketbearers will be The Zeeland High School Class of 1994 and her cousins.
Casketbearers will be Carroll Rohrich, Rod Rohrich, David Bauer, Paul Bauer, Paul Crisman and Steve Walker.
The organist will be Meg Schumacher and the soloist is Vera Glur. The gift bearers will be her godparents, James and Florence Engelhart and the alter servers are Luke Meier, Ben Meier, Kyler Weigel and Collin Weigel. The lector is Yvonne Engelhart and the ushers are Wayne Lacher, Pius Lacher, Jr., John Meier and Ordeen Ebel.
Jennifer Ann Rohrich, daughter of Thomas John and Mary Ann (Bauer) Rohrich, was born March 17, 1976, at Eureka, S.D. She attended and graduated from Zeeland High School with the Class of 1994. She worked in Bismarck and Fargo and later moved to New Jersey, where she worked at RLA Marketing. Following a severe illness, she returned to Zeeland in 2002.
Jennifer loved reading and writing and was a nature lover. Her cat, Sokks, was very important to her and gave her wonderful companionship. Her family enjoyed spending time with her as she also loved them very much. She was also very proud of her Hundredth Anniversary Ford Explorer.
She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church at Zeeland and a past junior American Legion Auxiliary member.
Survivors include her parents of Zeeland; three brothers, Bruce (Kari Argento) Rohrich, Plymouth, Minn., and Mark Rohrich and Allan Rohrich, both of Ashley, her paternal grandparents, Claude and Katherine Rohrich, Zeeland; and her maternal grandparents, Ruben and Shirley Bauer of Artas.
Jennifer wanted to donate her hair to Locks of Love and her wish was granted.