Roland Lee Rothert died Feb. 26. He was 90.

Mr. Rothert was born April 30, 1921, in Tampa, Fla. He graduated at Hillsborough High School and became a reporter for the Tampa Tribune. During World War II, he served as a Merchant Martine.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy; three daughters, Carol Petersen, Anne Rothert and Jan Reynolds; three sons, George Rothert, Mark Rothert and Paul Rothert; stepson, Tony Roles; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Matthew Church in Hillsboro.