CLAY CENTER, Kan.-- David A. Rohla, 80, passed away on July 8, 202 in Clay Center. He was born March 4, 1940 in Oak, Neb. to Otto and Minnie (Wilton) Rohla.

He grew up in Mankato, graduating from high school in 1958. He served in the U.S. Navy as a machanist's mate. He married Mary Jo Gowens on September 15, 1977 and she preceded him in death on May 21, 2019. David worked for KDOT for 34 years and retired as the District 3 superintendent. He is also preceded in death by his parents and brother, James. Survivors: son, David Rohla, of Mankato, Kan.; brothers, Otto, Jr., Grover, Eil, and Joe.