The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 9, 2013

Marvin C. Ehlers

Published 4-9-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Marvin C. Ehlers, 90, of Stillwater, formerly of Lahoma, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Frank Kinast Jr. officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Lahoma, Okla. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Thursday until service time at the funeral home.

Marvin was born March 9, 1923, in Lahoma, Okla., the son of George and Minnie Nehring Ehlers and passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Stillwater, Okla.

He was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, where he attended school.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during WWII. Marvin served in the Solomon and Okinawa Islands as part of the Pacific Theater of Operations.

He was united in marriage to Ramona C. Pirkl March 25, 1951, in Lahoma, Okla., at Zion Lutheran Church.

He and his father were employed as carpenters, and later in life, he became a drywall finisher.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Stillwater. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Ramona; nieces,  Denie and Steve Niehus of Garber, Cheri and David Bonnett of Hunter, and Kim and Shawn Salmon of Tuttle; nephews, Kim and Pam Ehlers of Stillwater, and Kevin and Vicki Ehlers of Stillwater; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harold and Goldie Pirkl of Garber; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leonard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Stillwater, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home acting as custodian of the funds.

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(Submitted by family)