Obituary of Owen Bohlke
Owen Richard Bohlke, age 86, of Adrian, died Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Lynwood Manor.
He was born May 18, 1933, in Adrian to John and Minnie (Owen) Bohlke. He graduated from Adrian High School. He served in the Korean Conflict from 1952-1956. On May 17, 1959, he married Shirley Dilworth in Clayton and she preceded him in death on January 21, 2016. Owen had been employed by hydro Aluminum for 30 years, retiring in 1995. He raised and trained horses for 25 years at Bohlke’s Stables. He was a member of Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, a Life Member of VFW Post #1584, a member of the American Legion Post #180 in Hudson, the 40 et 8 Voiture #997, and a Charter Member and Life Member of the Military order of Cooties.
Owen is survived by a son, Timothy Bohlke of Adrian; a daughter, Terri Lynn (Rudy) Flores of Santee, CA and four grandchildren, Rachel Moore, Sarah Flores, Ryan Bohlke and Jensen Bohlke; one great granddaughter, Adrianne that was Owen’s pride and joy; and Shannon Clark who was like a daughter to Owen. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley, parents and 3 sisters, Nelda Lee, Hazel Chesher and Mary Sims
At Owen’s request cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, with Pastor Denise Benjamin officitiang and with full military rites conducted by the American Legion Post #97 and V.F.W. Post #1584. A memorial gathering will take place after the graveside service at the pavilion at Lenawee Christian Schools from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Adrian Chapel of the Anderson Marry Funeral Home.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Owen Bohlke, please visit Tribute Store