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Monday, November 9th, 2009
William Ahlers
William C. Ahlers, 67, 615 N. Main St., New Bremen, died at 2 a.m. Nov. 8, 2009 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 18, 1942, in New Bremen to Harold and Frances Ruwoldt Ahlers. On Jan. 27, 1964, he married Joan Denney, who survives.
Other survivors are his children, Christine (Tim) Bowers and Melissa (Michael) Schott, all of New Bremen and Mark (Lisa) Ahlers, Minster; two sisters Roslyn (Homer) Stutsman, Botkins and Elaine (Ernie) Covault, New Port Richey, Fla.; and ten grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister Jeanette Guffy.
He had formerly worked as a livestock hauler for Tuente Stockyards, Osgood, and retired in 2007 from Crown Equipment Corporation, New Bremen, where he was a welder. He was a member of the Woodman of the World Camp 149, New Bremen.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Jim Nuhfer officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Emergency Squad or the Tri-County Visiting Nurses and Hospice.
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