July 2, 1940 - May 21, 2018
Lynn Leister Rojahn, 77, of Naples, FL and Lake Forest, IL died peacefully at home in Lake Forest, IL on May 21, 2018. Born Carol Lynn Leister on July 2, 1940 in Darby, PA to the late Robert and Bernice (Haupt) Leister. Lynn was a graduate of William Penn Senior High School in York, PA, class of 1958. She went on to graduate from Chatham College majoring in Math and minoring in Computer Science (as it was yet to be a major). One of the first female system engineers with IBM, she enjoyed a career with IBM in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York and Florida offices before devoting herself to raising her children, as the family moved overseas to Puerto Rico, Guatemala and El Salvador. Lynn enjoyed many activities with her grandchildren, as well as traveling, knitting, reading, boating, and tending to her plants and flowers. She is survived by her husband of 55 years,Ted; her children Christopher Rojahn, Michelle (Russell) Shibilski, and Katherine Rojahn; her grandchildren Hannah, Nathan, and Vivian Shibilski. She will be remembered for her fortitude, intelligence, playfulness, and sense of humor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: MD Anderson Cancer Center, c/o Dr. Robert Benjamin, Sarcoma Medical Oncology Department, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 450, Houston, Texas 77030 or Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples, FL 34102 www.conservancy.org. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, 700 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Interment will be private. Arrangements by Reuland & Turnbough Funeral Directors of Lake Forest www.RTfunerals.com or (847) 234-9649.
Lynn Leister Rojahn, 77, of Naples, FL and Lake Forest, IL died peacefully at home in Lake Forest, IL on May 21, 2018. Born Carol Lynn Leister on July 2, 1940 in Darby, PA to the late Robert and Bernice (Haupt) Leister. Lynn was a graduate of... View Obituary & Service Information
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