Dec. 16, 2018

Chad P. Rohde, 40, of Litchfield died at his home on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends and family may gather from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Philip, Friday, Dec. 21. A prayer service will be held at the end of the visitation at church. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Chad Philip Rohde, son of Eugene and Helen (Claire) Rohde, was born on Feb. 8, 1978, in Hutchinson. He grew up in Litchfield and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1996. After high school, Chad worked for Miller Manufacturing and then was a welder for Aspen Trailers before becoming disabled. His cancer started in his lower leg and progressed up through his body. His battle with cancer cost him his leg and eventually his life. He was a member of the Church of St. Philip. Chad enjoyed snowmobiling, playing video games and listening to music. He also enjoyed working on cars.

Chad is survived by his wife Linda Rohde of Litchfield; children, Jordan Dahl and Stefanie Rohde, both of Litchfield; brother Jared (and Bobbie) Rohde of Ankeny, Iowa; and sister Tessa Briscoe of Willmar. He is also survived by several other relatives, friends and his dog Dozer. He was preceded in death by parents Eugene and Helen, grandparents and his godfather Bob Claire.

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