Weldon H. Bohlmann, 79, of Watseka passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Watseka Rehab & Health Care Center.
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Weldon was born February 20, 1935 in Onarga Twp., the son of Herman and Elizabeth Adams Bohlmann. He married Barbara Rabe on November 29, 1953 in Watseka and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Kevin (Kim) Bohlmann of Watseka; one daughter, Roberta (Stephen) Kempen of Watseka; two granddaughters, Dakota and Hunter Bohlmann; one step-grandson, Chris Kempen; two step-great-grandchildren, Lauryn and Cruz Kempen; one brother, Ronald Bohlmann and friend, Norma of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Dorothy M. Schaumburg of Watseka; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Charles Bohlmann; and one step-grandson, Nick Kempen.
Mr. Bohlmann was a lifelong member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka where he held many offices. He was a longtime farmer in the Watseka area and worked for IDOT for many years. Weldon was a former Middleport Twp. Trustee and Republican Precinct Committeeman.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Rev. Donald Love will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.
Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
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Published in Times Republic on July 18, 2014