Ohlrogge, Henry C.
Henry C. Ohlrogge, age 72, Town of Liberty, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012 at his residence.
Henry was born on September 16, 1940 in Milwaukee to the late Carl Henry and Elmyra (Schuette) Ohlrogge. He graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School with the class of 1958. On November 18, 1961, Henry married Diane Johansen at Bethany Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on September 1, 2005. After graduation Henry worked for Manitowoc Engineering, while farming, after 15 years of working two jobs, he decided to farm full-time. He continued farming until his passing . Henry was an avid bowler, he enjoyed spending time outdoors and getting together with his card club friends.
He is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law: Scott and Theresa Ohlrogge, Cato; Steve and Teena Ohlrogge, St. Nazianz; James and Teresa Ohlrogge, Newton; his daughter and son-in-law: Debra and Chris Gray, Brenham, TX; eight grandchildren: Britteny Ohlrogge, Kasey (Brent) Duzeski, Brett, Shane, Dustin and Tanner Ohlrogge, and Jacob and Diana Mae Gray; one sister and brother-in-law: Carlene and Myron Sohn, Newton; and a brother-in-law: George and his wife Gail Johansen Jr., Decatur, AL. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and lifelong friends.
Funeral services for Henry will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Gregory Pope, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum.
The family will greet relatives and friends from 9:30 A.M. until 11:15 A.M. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com
The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.