Ralph (Pete) Rohweder 1938-2019
Ralph (Pete) Rohweder was born on October 8, 1938 in Burlington, Washington to Ralph M. and Carol June Rohweder. As a child, Pete attended school in Concrete, Washington, and when old enough, worked in his father’s logging company and sawmill. In 1958, Pete chose to serve his country and enlisted in the Army, serving in Kosovo and France until 1961.
In the mid-60s, Pete put his logging experience to good use in Wrangell, Alaska, later moving to Ketchikan where he was an equipment operator and began his company, Rohweder Equipment. A hard working man, Pete took pride in every job he held, and was a member of the Operating Engineers Union 302. More