Bertha Mae Conley Rohleder passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 at her apartment at Copeland Oaks in Sebring.
Bertha was born November 27, 1925 in Penland, NC to Grover Cleveland Conley, Sr. and Emma Young Conley.
She worked as a telephone operator for Southern Bell Telephone Co. in Charlotte, NC until her marriage to Howard Rohleder, Sr. in November 1956. They resided in Garden City, MI. She subsequently worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Co./AT&T in Plymouth, MI until her retirement in 1989. She moved to Copeland Oaks Retirement Community in Sebring, OH in 2000.
She is survived by her son Howard (Susan) Rohleder of Salem, OH, two grandchildren Kevin (Jennifer) Rohleder of Herndon, VA and Laura (Greg) Saalfeld of Cincinnati, OH and four great grandchildren.
Bertha was preceded in death by her husband Howard on November 14, 1975 and her brother John Conley.
Per her request, there will be no calling hours. Her ashes will be returned to the place of her birth in North Carolina.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation, 1995 E. State Street, Salem, OH 44460 or The Oaks Foundation at Copeland Oaks, 800 S. 15th Street, Sebring, OH 44672.
Professional arrangements were handled by the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
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The Oaks Foundation at Copeland Oaks
800 S. 15th Street, Sebring OH 44672
Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation
1995 E. State St, Salem OH 44460