Monday, Aug. 2, 2010

Lester William Ohlmann, 85, of 1510 N. Second Street, Chillicothe died at this home on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010.

Born Feb. 11, 1925, to William and Eva (Paulsen) Ohlmann, he married Joyce Ann Blagden Feb. 9, 1958. She preceded him death.

Also preceding him death was one sister, Louise Kuhlman.

Surviving are three daughters, Carla (Mike) Gaskins, Marla Goard and Lesta “Jody” (Brian) McDaniel, all of Chillicothe; three sons, Lester “Buddy” (Mary) Ohlmann, Jack Ohlmann and Jeffrey “Todd” Ohlmann, all of Chillicothe; 14 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, six step-great-grandchildren; and one brother, the Rev. Robert Ohlmann of Chillicothe.

He and his wife helped raise more than 40 other children.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. tonight at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. The Rev. James Clark of Crossroads Church will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 or “The Ark” no-kill shelter in Lacon.

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