Obituary information is provided by district offices to the Synod’s Office of Rosters and Statistics. Any questions about content should be referred, therefore, to the appropriate district office. — Ed.
BAERWOLF, ROBERT DUANE REV., January 19, 1939, Poynette, Wis., to October 5, 2015, Evart, Mich.; son of Robert and Hilda (Spaude) Baerwolf; graduated St. Louis Seminary 1965. Served 1965-2001, 2011-2013. Ministries/Parishes: Herington, Ramona, Kan.; Herron, Petoskey, Holland, Reed City, Manistee, Mich. Retired 2001. Preceded in death by his wife Judith (Rehm) Baerwolf. Survivors: sons: Paul, Mark, Phillip; daughters: Deborah Grieve, Sarah. Funeral: October 10, 2015, Reed City, Mich.
FROBE, ROGER PAUL REV., August 30, 1937, Cincinnati, Ohio, to September 2, 2015, Brunswick, Ga.; son of Paul and Louise (Smith) Frobe; graduated St. Louis Seminary 1963. Served 1964-1980, 1985-2000. Ministries/Parishes: Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; Alexandria, Ind.; Decatur, Ga.; Chattanooga, Tenn. Retired 2000. Survivors: Mary (Avram) Frobe; daughter: Ruth. Memorial Service: September 19, 2015, St. Simons Island, Ga.; Interment: October 12, 2015, Sewanee, Tenn.
GOHN, DAVID PHILLIP REV., June 12, 1945, Akron, Ohio, to October 18, 2015, Flat Rock, Mich.; son of George and Ruth (Clements) Gohn; colloquy 1980. Served 1980-2012. Ministry/Parish: Flat Rock, Mich.; Michigan District Circuit Visitor 1985-1988. Retired 2012. Survivors: Barbara (Brandt) Gohn; daughter: Kimberly Degenkolb. Funeral: October 23, 2015, Flat Rock, Mich.; Interment: Arnold, Pa.
KROLL, DONALD OTTO REV., September 26, 1934, Omaha, Neb., to October 11, 2015, Winnie, Texas; son of Paul and Erna (Kusch) Kroll; graduated Springfield Seminary 1966. Served 1966-1989, 1991-2009. Ministries/Parishes: Bluffs, Winchester, Ill.; Raymondville, Winnie, Texas.; Texas District Circuit Visitor 1982-1988. Retired 2009. Survivors: Beverly (Halpin) Kroll; sons: John, James; daughters: Jennifer Leal, Heidi Heidemeyer, Tiffani. Memorial Service and Interment: October 13, 2015, Winnie, Texas.
LOMBA-GEORGE, AMADO REV., November 3, 1934, Guantanamo, Cuba, to October 4, 2015, Homestead, Fla.; son of Jose and Angela (George) Lomba; Graduated St. Louis Seminary 2007. Served 2007-2015. Ministry/Parish: Immokalee, Fla. Survivors: children: Saray Lomba Bernet, Marly Lomba Bernet, Jean Lomba Bernet.
PATZWITZ, WALTER FREDRICK REV., September 17, 1954, St. Louis. Mo., to October 19, 2015, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; son of Walter and Florence (Young) Patzwitz; graduated St. Louis Seminary 1983. Served 1983-2014. Ministry/Parish: New Wells, Mo. Survivors: Sarah (Weber) Patzwitz; son: Isaac. Funeral: October 23, 2015, Cape Girardeau. Mo; Interment: October 23, 2015, New Wells, Mo.
VOMHOF, ALLEN STEVEN REV., January 20, 1960, Minneapolis, Minn., to October 17, 2015, Dickson City, Pa.; son of Eilert and Lorena (Wiemer) Vomhof; graduated Ft. Wayne Seminary 1986. Served 1986-2015. Ministries/Parishes: Omaha, Neb.; Dickson City, Pa. Survivors: Cheryl Vomhof; daughters: Melissa Kucks, Ashley, Roxanne. Memorial Service: October 24, 2015, Dickson City, Pa.
BRAUN, GREGG ALLEN, May 27, 1951, Milwaukee, Wis., to August 30, 2015, St. Louis, Mo.; son of Herbert and Verna (Larson) Braun; graduated River Forest 1973. Served 1973-2015. Schools/Ministries: Addison, Chicago, River Forest, Ill.; Lake Worth, Fla.; Detroit, Mich.; Austin, Texas. Survivors: Suzanne (Simpson) Braun. Memorial Service: September 6, 2015, St. Louis, Mo.
HARVAN, JAMIE SUE (POLEN), March 15, 1977, Portsmouth, Va., to October 3, 2015, East Dundee, Ill.; daughter of John and Marlene Polen; graduated River Forest 2000. Served 2000-2015. School/Ministry: Orland Park, Ill. Survivors: Nathaniel Harvan; son: David; daughter: Rachel. Funeral and Interment: October 7, 2015, East Dundee, Ill.
SENGELE, MARY ANN (NUSKE), December 19, 1934, Port Huron, Mich., to October 8, 2015, Glen Carbon, Ill.; daughter of Walter and Flossi (Rourke) Nuske; graduated River Forest 1957. Served 1973-1989. School/Ministry: Saginaw, Mich. Retired 1994 Preceded in death by her husband John Sengele. Survivor: son: Mark. Memorial Service: October 11, 2015, Maryville, Ill.; Interment: Port Huron, Mich.