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Arthur Roehrl

November 29, 1924 — October 19, 2023

Melrose, Minnesota

Arthur Roehrl

Arthur P. Roehrl, age 98 of Melrose, went to the Lord in his sleep on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at CentraCare Hospital in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 24 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery with military honors by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard. The Mass will be livestreamed and can be viewed on YouTube channel: Church of St. Mary Melrose.

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Arthur Peter Roehrl was born November 29,1924, to Ludwig and Bertha (Miller) Roehrl in St. Martin, Minnesota. He graduated from College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1949 with a BA degree in Business Administration, major in accounting. He served in the US Army from March 1943 to January 1946, primarily in 62nd Armored Infantry Battalion, 14th Armored Division in USA and ETO. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

Arthur married Margaret J. Jollie on May 23, 1964.  Margaret passed on May 8, 1976. He married Patricia A. Kelly on April 15, 1978. 

Arthur worked for the FBI as a Special Agent from June 6, 1949 to June 6, 1979. He served as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent at the offices in Buffalo, NY, Omaha, NE, New York, NY, Richmond, VA, and Alexandria, VA. He was supervisor in Alexandria, VA the last ten years. He supervised White Collar Crime cases and subsequently did contract investigative work throughout the United States for the Agency For international Development and MSM Inc. from 1980 to 1990.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia; siblings, Melvin Roehrl, Bertilla “Tillie” Bueckers, Lavina Adamski, Lila Wessel, Elmer “EJ” (Sherry) Roehrl, Marlin Roehrl, Louis Roehrl, and John (Charlotte) Roehrl; and many nieces and nephews.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Margaret; siblings, Armella Bueckers and Viola Humbert. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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