Rohrs, Ida Louise, age 97, passed away November 18, 2014. Born in Midland Park, NJ, on November 4, 1917 to Henry G. Rohrs and Elizabeth Meyers Rohrs, Ida moved to Ridgewood in 1919, and lived there for over 50 years before moving back to Midland Park, NJ. She was a resident in the Mill Gardens at Midland Park Assisted Living. Ida was a 1935 graduate of Ridgewood High School. She graduated from Douglas College (Rutgers) in 1939 as a Phi Beta Kappa and completed her Masters from Montclair State College in 1947. After teaching in the Teaneck Junior High School for seven years, Ida was an executive secretary with Okonite Company in Ramsey for 35 years before her retirement in 1983. She was an active member of the West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood and the Ridgewood College Club. Besides her father and mother, who are deceased, she had two brothers, Henry Rohrs, Arthur Rohrs, and a sister, Elsie W. Rohrs, who also predeceased Ida. There are three nephews, four great nephews, five great nieces, four great great nephews and five great great nieces. Ida will be buried in the Memorial Garden at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. There will be a Memorial Service on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM at West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Ida’s memory may be made to West Side Presbyterian Church Music Fund. Arrangements by the Olthuis Funeral Home, 159 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park, NJ.
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