Robert C Langholff
 
June 20, 2003
 LangHOLFF, ROBERT C. --Age 87, of Roseburg, Oregon passed away on Friday, June 6, 2003. He was born on November 30, 1915 in Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin to Gilbert and Johanna Marie (Fry) Langholff. On November 3, 1940, Robert married Barbara Cloake in Roseburg Oregon. They were together for 62 1/2 years. In 1943, he went into the United States Navy during WWII and served as a torpedo man aboard the USS Healy. Robert helped guide the USS Healy into Tokyo Bay, escorting the USS Missouri. He watched the signing of the peace treaty between the United States and Japan through binoculars. Robert worked for Douglas County Oregon for 39 years as an engineer and bridge superintendent. The Robert C. Langholff Bridge at Loon Lake was named in honor of him after his retirement in 1980. He was one of the first charter members of the 1st Conservative Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school for over 40 years. Robert also served on the Salvation Army board for several years. He loved to share his garden and flowers with friends and neighbors. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Johanna Fry Langholff; brothers, Leroy and Clarence Langholff; sister, Pauline Roth; and granddaughter, Laura Michele Langholff. He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Roseburg; son, Gilbert and his wife, Leta Langholff of Idaho Falls, Idaho; son, Wayne and his wife, Marilyn of Edison, New Jersey; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2003 in the 1st Conservative Baptist Church, 2245 NW Kline Street, Roseburg, Oregon. Graveside committal will follow within the grounds of Roseburg Memorial Gardens. Pastors Steve Reischke and Joe Heidrick will be officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the 1st Conservative Baptist Church in Roseburg Oregon. LONG AND SHUKLE MEMORIAL CHAPEL will be in charge of the arrangements.
Obituary from the News Review Roseburg Oregon Page 19

 

 

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