Before the accident, Jacob was a very active and determined young man with an amazing personality. He was blessed with humor, was smart and funny, and was extremely talented. At a young age, Jacob loved sports. He was involved in travel baseball teams including the Chicago Heights Jayhawks and teams from Steger and Orland Park. He attended Homewood Flossmoor High School where he continued to play baseball and football. Jacob is a recent high school graduate and was recently sworn into the United States Navy. Jacob is the youngest of 4 children in the Rohde family. He was set to leave for bootcamp in May of 2014. Since the accident, he has received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy. Jacob turned 19 in the hospital 1 week after the accident, with his parents by his side.
Donations and words of encouragement are deeply appreciated by the Rohde family. No one deserves to endure the pain this family is going through right now. Sadly, in a tragedy such as this, bills tend to pile up...even multiply substantially.
Those who are unable to attend the event, "The 1st Annual Jacob Rohde Recovery Benefit", but would like to help out, may make a donation to this page or contact us through this page. Thank you for your continued generosity, thoughts, and prayers. Jacob needs all of your love, strength and positive wishes.
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