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Gladys Rofkahr


    Gladys L. Rofkahr, 98, Greensboro, N.C., formerly of LaGrange, died Monday, January 21, 2013 in Greensboro, N.C.

    She was born October 5, 1914, in the Jonesville, Mich., area, to Trivitt and Nettie Bowditch.

    She and her husband ran a dry cleaning business in LaGrange for more than 40 years.  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the Ladies Altar and Rosary Sodality. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Sun City, Ariz. She spent her later years in Greensboro, N.C. to be near her oldest daughter.

    Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Kay and Jack Sanders, Greensboro, N.C., and Ann Rofkahr, Momence, Ill.; one son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Stacy Rofkahr, Wolcottville; three grandchildren, Courtney Woodruff, Loren and Rob Van Oss, and Leigh and Paul Schincariol; four great-grandchildren, Trino, Mary, Lucas and Ruby Schincariol.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, C.W. Rofkahr, on January 7, 1982, and 10 siblings.

    Memorial services will be held at a later date.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangments.