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Carol Bohlman

December 30, 1943 — June 18, 2021

Ortonville, MN

Carol Bohlman, age 77, of Ortonville, MN, died on June 18, 2021.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Grace Lutheran Church in Correll, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Appleton city cemetery.

Carol Marie Bohlman was born on December 30, 1943, in Sisseton, SD, to Harold William LeRoy and Pearl Violet Marie (Hope) Sturm. She was baptized on June 4, 1944, and was confirmed on September 27, 1959, at Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown, SD. Carol attended school in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School in 1963.

Carol married Larry Bohlman on January 29, 1962, at Grace Lutheran Church in Mitchell, SD. Carol and Larry were blessed with four children: Craig, Cindi, Crystal, and Carmen. Carol was a farmer’s wife, mother, grandma, and great-grandma.

Carol was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Correll for many years. She taught Sunday school, Wednesday school, and was President of the Ladies Aid at the church. After her children were attending school, she worked at B&H Electronics in Appleton, MN; a job that she thoroughly enjoyed.

Carol learned the art of crafting and sewing from her mother. She enjoyed quilting, making church banners, and cross-stitching. She was an excellent baker and cook.

Carol cherished her time with her grandchildren: playing card games, marbles, shopping, and reading to them whenever she could. She was very excited to become a great-grandmother and looked forward to their visits, facetime visits, and text photos. She enjoyed watching them for a day or even keeping them overnight.

Carol was giving and caring, and particularly proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving, kind, and thoughtful person who enjoyed visiting and going to listening to music with her family and friends.

Carol Bohlman is survived by her children: Craig (Lisa) Bohlman of Appleton, MN; Cindi (Brian) Boehnke of Bellingham, MN; and Carmen (Perry) Miller of Madison, MN; grandchildren: Jacob (Nicole) Boehnke of Bellingham, MN; Jessica (Nathan) Scherer of Ortonville, MN; Colton Bohlman (Alisha Hackworth) of Appleton, MN; Quinton Bohlman (Allison Duerre) of Appleton, MN; Tristen Rochel of Madison, MN; TaNiel Rochel of Madison, MN; great-grandchildren: Levi Scherer, Elijah Scherer, Andrea Boehnke, and McCoy Boehnke; brother, Eugene (Pauline) Sturm of Watertown, SD; sister-in-law, Dorothy Bohlman of Jordan, MN; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Harold and Pearl Violet Sturm; husband, Larry; daughter, Crystal Moran; and brother, Dale Sturm.

Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s charity of your choice, in memory of Larry and Carol Bohlman.


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