Company sources said Bob Roman, a well-known auto dealer known for his ridiculous television commercials and suburban dealerships, died peacefully with his family on Tuesday evening due to natural causes, company sources said. Told.
The 11th child, born in a log cabin in Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana, Rohrmann, 87, built his vehicle above the ground, starting in 1963 with a used car fire in his hometown. Today the auto group has a presence in Indiana, suburban Chicago and Kinosha, Wisconsin.
Company representatives said Rohrmann launched its first new car dealership with Toyota in 1970, and under his leadership Bob Rohrmann Auto Group became one of the largest private dealer groups in North America with 27 new car dealerships. .
In the suburbs, Bob Roman’s dealerships are located in Schੈmberg, Platine, Arlington Heights, Gurney and Oak Brook.
Another serious aspect of his TV commercial personality was found in his philanthropic and philanthropic contributions where his dealerships are located.
She recently funded the construction of a state-of-the-art tennis complex for Lafayette Central Catholic High School, the Performing Arts Center at Lafayette Jefferson Public High School and a major gift that led to the naming of Purdue University’s Roman Field. Ross-Ade Stadium.
“The Rohrmann family cannot thank all the employees and friends who have supported him over the years and look forward to continuing his legacy through the Bob Rohrmann Auto Group,” the company said in a written statement. It is written in a written statement issued by “His family will remember him most for his unconditional love and loyalty, altruism, imaginative spirit, contagious laughter and love for foreign football.”
The funeral was still Wednesday morning.