Herbert “Herb” Bohlman

Herbert J. Bohlman, 83, New England, N.D. died Nov. 9, 2013 at West River Health Services, Hettinger.bohlman_hPublished November 14, 2013

The Herald

Herb’s Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 12, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, New England, with Fr. Biju Chitteth as the celebrant. Inurnment was at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. Military honors followed the Mass and were provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66.

Herb was born Jan.1, 1930 at New England, the son of Henry and Louise (Lenhardt) Bohlman. He was raised and educated in New England.

Herb joined the United States Navy and served honorably from Dec. 9, 1948 to March 13, 1954. He returned to New England and was united in marriage June 16, 1958 to Florentine Becker at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

He was always mechanically inclined and had spent his adult life with a long career at Koffler Manufacturing, retiring as shop foreman.

He belonged to the American Legion, having served as past Post Commander, the City Park Board, the City Council, the New England Bowling and Golf Associations, and the New England Fire Department.

Herb is survived by his wife, Florentine, New England. N.D.; their two children, Delton (Lisa) Bohlman, Newport, Vt., and Sue Ellen (Damon) Seamands, Reno, Nev.; five grandchildren, Kelsey Bohlman, Dylan Bohlman, Aria (Casey) Allen, Deion Seamands, and Dekon Seamands; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Camille Allen; and four siblings, Joe Bohlman, New England, N.D.; Donald Bohlman, Great Falls, Mont.; Elaine (Richard) Hegge, New England, N.D. and Arlene (Larry) Wanner, Glendive, Mont.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings, Richard, Ed, Verna and Helen.

Ladbury Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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