Steven Allen Rohrer, 43, was called to his heavenly home Saturday, May 18, 2019, after a hard-fought battle with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.

He was born Feb. 4, 1976, in Normal, Illinois, the son of David and Mary (Carlson) Rohrer. He lived his whole life in the Hope area, attended the local schools, and graduated from Hope High in 1994.

On March 16, 2002, he was united in marriage to Dawn Heublein at Trinity Lutheran Church in Salina. Steven was a lifetime farmer, stockman and cattleman. Steven was also an avid fan of the Kansas State Wildcats and Kansas City Chiefs. His favorite pastime was spending time with his son, Cooper, taking Saturday morning trips to the Dillon Co-op together. He was a member of both Banner Township Board and Turkey Creek Watershed Board.

Steven is survived by his loving wife, Dawn, and son, Cooper, of the home, parents, David and Mary Rohrer of Hope, brother Daniel Rohrer and wife Tammy of Mayetta, Kansas, and their son McCauley, sister Christa Rohrer of St. Cloud, Florida, mother-in-law and father-in-law Lynn and Ron Anderson of Dwight, Kansas, and father-in-law John Heublein of Salina.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Emil and Esther Carlson and John and Esther Rohrer.

Funeral services for Steven will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Carlton Schoolhouse, with Pastor Justin McKee officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, rural Carlton. Family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 at Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home in Abilene.

Memorials may be given to the Cooper Rohrer Education Fund. Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW Third St., Abilene, KS 67410. Online condolences may be sent to

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