Luella V. Ohlrich age 85, of Hamler died Thursday night, November 25, 2021 at Vancrest of Holgate after a 2½ year courageous and well fought battle with cancer.
Her Legacy… She was born May 21, 1936 to Carl and Minnie (Stockman) Junge in Hamler. In 1954, she graduated from Hamler High School. On April 8, 1956 she married Raymond Ohlrich. She was a homemaker and member of Hope Lutheran Church, Hamler where she enjoyed sewing and belonging to the “Women of the Church”. Luella was a member of the Hamler Historical Society. She volunteered with the Shalom Food Pantry and volunteered with many of the Filling Home of Mercy activities.
Her Family… She is survived by her children: Linda (Bill) Campbell, Toledo, Darlene (Andrew) Hoffman, Holgate, David (Tracy Whetstone) Ohlrich, Deshler and daughter-in-law Bonnie Ohlrich, Liberty Center; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and siblings: Elnora Hohenbrink, Holgate, Harold (Vickie) Junge, Deshler, sister-in-law Diana Junge, brother-in-law and sister-in-laws Orville and Wilma Buenger and James and Diane Ohlrich. Preceding Luella in death is her husband Raymond of 59 years, an infant daughter Cheryl, son Allan and siblings: Olga Schwiebert, Edna Phillips, Anna Pickering, Arleta Panning, Albert Junge and an infant brother Martin.
Her Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Monday from 3-8:00 pm and again one hour before the church service. The celebration of Luella’s life will be on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Hope Lutheran Church, Hamler at 11:00 am with Reverend Barbara Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Contributions in Luella’s memory can be made to the Hope Lutheran Church, the Allan D. Ohlrich Scholarship or a charity of your choice.
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