BOARDMAN, Ohio – A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19, at the Fox Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Rusty Wills, for Christian F. “Buddy” Rochow III, 69, of Boardman who passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, August 15.
Christian was born May 6, 1948 in Youngstown, a son of the late Christian and Bessie Ludt Rochow, Jr.
He was a 1966 graduate of Boardman High School.
His fascination with magic, led him to become a professional magician.
Christian was a member of the N.R.A., the Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
He was an Air Force veteran, serving from 1968-1972.
Christian leaves to cherish his memory his wife, the former Roselle Harris whom he married October 15, 1999 and a son, Christian F. Rochow IV of Dayton.
Friends may call from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19 prior to the memorial service at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to send condolences.
A television tribute will air Friday, August 18 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.