Layton Landis Rohrer went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2008. He was born February 3, 1923 in Lancaster, PA, USA, to Willis & Mabel Rohrer, the eldest of five children. Layton married Alma Ranck on October 3, 1942, and to this union was born two sons and three daughters. His occupation was dairy farming and real estate. Layton moved to Enderby in July, 1965 where he farmed and to subsidize his farming, sold Haverstore silos to many farmers throughout BC. In 1978 he moved to Ft. St. John where he farmed with his two sons. Layton had a love for agriculture and excelled in farming and raising crops. Upon retiring in 1984, he and Alma moved to Armstrong.
Layton enjoyed traveling and fishing which soon became his passion. He also enjoyed helping the family on the farm and at the Markets, playing dominos, drinking coffee with his many friends and he loved spending time with his family. His faith in God was always strong and it was his anchor to the end. Layton was predeceased by his wife Alma and one brother. He leaves to mourn his passing two sons Eugene (Julia) of Armstrong and Dale (Sheri) of Pennsylvania; three daughters Faye (Bill) Reynolds of Pennsylvania, Carol (Richard) Ropp of Oregon and Janet (Reuben) Reimer of Armstrong; twelve grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; three siblings Cletus Rohrer and Alma Hershey both of Pennsylvania and Mervin Rohrer of Minnesota. A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at the German Church of God, 4312 – 25 Street, Vernon.
Pastor Art Lange officiating. Interment to follow in Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Arrangements in the care of:
Personal Alternative Funeral Services,