Long time Tax-Aide volunteer Leonard Rochwerger, CPA, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020.
Len worked with the free tax preparation service for more than 20 years, teaching classes and preparing and reviewing tax returns. He always listened, and was respectful and kind to everyone, and will be greatly missed. He was a man who made a difference in Sun City West.
Len was born to the late Abraham and Belle Rochwerger, in Milwaukee, WI; February 8, 1942 and graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1964 with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. He spent his entire career working at Aldrich Chemical Company in Milwaukee, rising to Executive Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the company.
He married Marlene Weigel on July 7, 1970, and they celebrated 50 years of marriage this year. They moved to Sun City West in 1997.
Len and Marlene loved traveling, and together they visited more than 110 countries. He was always the trip’s photographer, and shared his pictures with family and friends with photo shows with captions and music. He enjoyed art and theater, and was a 20-year volunteer for the Herberger Theater in Phoenix .
Len is survived by his loving wife Marlene and his beautiful and caring daughter Dena Roché, and many special in-laws and friends.
Due to Covid 19 services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Len’s honor may be made to the American Cancer Society. https://www.cancer.org/
Online condolences can be given at www.caminodelsol.com.