Ervin E. â€śEdâ€ť Rohm 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Vanderbilt, Pa., the son of Ada (Blair) and Curly E. Rohm, who preceded him in death. In 1948, he married Ardath Moyer who passed away May 12, 2012.
Surviving are a son, Keith (Joy) Rohm, of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Karen (Keith) Martin, of Louisville, Ky.; a grandson, Matthew (Sharon) Rohm, of Wapakoneta; and two great-granddaughters Alexa Rohm, of Wapakoneta, and Jasmine Rohm, of Wapakoneta; and a granddaughter, Sarah Martin, of Lexington, Ky. He was the eldest of seven children.
After high school ,Ervin served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Afterward, he attended Ohio Northern University where he graduated with a masterâ€™s degree in electrical and mechanical engineering. He retired from the Westinghouse Corporation after more than 25 years of service and moved back to St. Marys to reside.
His lifelong wishes were to have a private family service which will be held at a later date at Resthaven Cemetery near Moulton. There will be no public visitation scheduled.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Auglaize Acres Activity Fund.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.