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Otto Rohn, 84, Ex-Conservation Officer, Passes

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Otto Rohn, 84, Ex-Conservation Officer, Passes Served In Department For 30 Years; Funeral To Be Held Thursday Otto Rohn, 84, a resident of Ann Arbor since 1914 and for 30 years an officer of the State Conservation department until his retirement in 1932, died Sunday night in the Lakeview Convalescent Home in Pontiac. A native of Germany, Mr. Rohn came to the United States when he was 17 years old. He had made his home here at 206 Glen Ave. Upon his retirement from the Conservation Department, he had the longest term of service of anyone then connected with it. He was known by many sportsmen in this area. Following his retirement, Mr. Rohn served for a time as special deputy sheriff here. He was a 45-year member of the Masonic Order and was last affiliated with the Ypsilanti chapter. He also was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church of Ypsilanti. He had been ill since January and in the hospital at Pontiac since May. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Clara R. Krahn of Tampa, Fla.; a son, Arthur C. Rohn of Washington, D. C.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a niece, Mrs. Mathew Sinkule of Ypsilanti. His wife, the former Amelia Nickle, died in April, 1943. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Thursday at the Geer Funeral Home, Ypsilanti, with Rev. Harley Sipe of Emanuel Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti. [Caption: Illness Fatal Otto Rohn, 84, known to many sportsmen in the Washtenaw area through his 30 years of service with the State Conservation Department, died Sunday at the Lakeview Convalescent Home in Pontiac, following an illness of nine months.]