David Alan Rohde

Born: Sun., Aug. 21, 1960
Died: Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Location: Peace Lutheran Church

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David Alan Rohde

August 21, 1960 – December 3, 2014


David Alan Rohde – a Helix resident passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at his home.  He was 54 years old.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, December 12, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the Peace Lutheran Church in Pendleton.  In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of David Rohde may be made to St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Clinic, and may be sent in care of Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, PO Box 489, Pendleton, OR 97801.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com.  Arrangements are with Burns Mortuary of Pendleton.

David was born August 21, 1960, to Charles R. and Edith B. (Emmert) Rohde in Pendleton, Oregon, where he was raised.  He attended grade school in Adams, then schools in Pendleton graduating from Pendleton High School in 1979.  He moved to Estacada, Oregon, in 1983.  On July 19, 1986, he married Staci Leathers in Welches, Oregon.  The couple had two sons.  They moved to Burns, Oregon, in 1993 where he ran a family ranch, returning to the Pendleton area in 2001.  He farmed Hay and Wheat and was a very dedicated worker.  He enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing and woodcutting.  He often went hunting with family friend Vern Freed.  He loved spending time with his wife and boys.   He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church.

David is survived by his wife Staci of Helix, sons Levi Rohde of Helix, and Justin Rohde & daughter-in-law Gailen (Phillips) Rohde of Helix, brothers Jim Rohde of Adams, OR, and Rick Rohde of Pendleton, OR, sisters Linda Crocker of Camden, NC, and Beth Naughton of Pendleton, granddaughter Kimber Rohde of Helix, step-grandchildren Cody, Justin and Sean Phillips, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Martha and Byron Mitchell
   Posted Wed December 03, 2014
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. But take comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the arms of our Lord. Our deepest condolences to you all. Especially Justin.

God Bless you,
Martha and Byron
Navajo, NM 87328

Bonnie and Scott Sager
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
Thinking of you Staci now and always. David was so brave and he had such a loving family supporting him. Sending love to all of you. Bonnie and Scott.

Brenda Christy
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
I am sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Mindi & Rick Miller
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Rick & Mindi Miller

Pat McClintock
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
Staci, my heart hurts for you today...be strong.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Fri December 05, 2014
So sorry for your loss you are in our hearts and prayers.

Heather Combs
   Posted Sat December 06, 2014
Staci and Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you.


Smokey & Dessa Myrick
   Posted Sun December 07, 2014
I have always been told God will not give you more than you can handle. You are one of the strongest people I know. You and the boys are in our thoughts.
Love you,

Bill Young
   Posted Mon December 08, 2014
Staci/Levi: Dave's passing is another reminder of his and your kindness adopting Jeff and me when Jeff started high school at Helix; we feel the loss of Dave, particularly his kindness and sense of humor. You are all in my prayers. Bill

Carol Monahan
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Staci and Family.......Thinking of you...Prayers and Love

Mary Ann Hill
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Dear Staci, Levi and Justin and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I will always think of David as a wonderful husband and father. I know he was a hard worker and a true friend to many. I wish you peace in the days and years to come and know your are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love Mary Ann

Tedde & Doug Holcomb
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Rohde Family,

Sending our condolences for your loss, may the good and loving memories sustain you always. Keeping you in our prayers.

Doug & Tedde Holcomb
Pilot Rock, OR

Kathy Emmert-Menke
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
To all the Rhodes, David's wife & his two sons,

No words can ever be said to make you feel better, just know he is in peace now. Wish I got to know my cousin & his family..thanks Jim for letting us know. So sorry, love you guys.


eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Fri January 02, 2015
We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

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