Lafayette - Mr. Philip John Ahneman, 72, passed away at 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in the Southwest Louisiana War Veteran's Home in Jennings LA.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Ahneman was born in Morris, Minnesota and he spent 15 years in the U.S. Army, served in the Vietnam War and eventually settled in Lafayette as a Corporate pilot until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Jana Marifjeren Ahneman of Lafayette; his daughter, Carrie Lynne Ahneman of Carencro; his son, Christopher Robert Ahneman of Lafayette; one sister, Judi Christensen of Portland, Oregon; one brother, David Ahneman of Eugene, Oregon; and his nine year old grandson, Cole Hunter Ahneman of Lafayette: Jana's sisters Judy (Bill) Raymer of Denver, CO and Joni (Roar) Rommesmo of Fargo, ND and sister-in-law Kathy Marifjeren, of Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Ahneman is preceded in death by his parents, Gaylord and Marian Peterson Ahneman.
Donations in Mr. Ahneman's memory may be made to The Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.miguezfuneralhome.com