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Thelma VonRohr Layne

Thelma VonRohr Layne, 102, of Dunlap, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

She is a descendent of Jacob R. VonRohr of the Swiss Colony in Gruetli-Laager.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul Layne; sons, Jerry and Rudolph Layne; daughter, Glenda Holland; parents, Jacob and Virtye Pope VonRohr; brothers, Fred, Walter, and Wilson VonRohr; sisters, Flora White, Una Cordell, and Ina Holiday; granddaughter, Gilda Lowe.

Survivors include her children, Sue Brown, Bobby Layne, Janice (Carl) Roberson, Johnny Paul (Judy) Layne, Charlotte Layne, Jimmy Don (Gail) Layne, and Keith (Linda) Layne; sister, Alice Goforth; 22 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, June 24 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Robert Turner officiating. Burial

followed in Cookston Cemetery. 

An online guestbook is at

Ewton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of  Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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