William Ohloff

William Charles Ohloff, 86, of Castalia died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in Postville. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 6 at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Postville with Rev. Lynn Noel as the Officiant. Burial will follow at Postville Cemetery, Postville.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. with a 3:30 p.m. Prayer Service Thursday, July 5 at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Postville. There will also be a one-hour visitation before services at the church Friday.

William Charles was born June 21, 1932 to Charles and Velma (Schultz) Ohloff in Postville. He graduated from Postville High School in 1950.

William was united in marriage with Shirley M. Olson August 4, 1950 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He farmed his entire life. William was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4-H Foundation Board-Pine Bluff and the Bloomfield Historical Society. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, cutting wood and fishing. William had a love of animals and the outdoors. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

William is survived by his five children: Dean (Laurel) Ohloff of Postville, Stephen (Wendy) Ohloff of Dubuque, Daniel Ohloff of Postville, Marlyn (Debra) Ohloff of Cresco and Glen (Kathryn) Ohloff of Castalia; a daughter-in-law, Carmela (John) Hubler of Round Rock, TX; 14 grandchildren, Aaron (Stephanie) Ohloff, Seth (Beth) Ohloff, Arica Ohloff, Blake (Stephanie) Ohloff, Matthew (friend, Hanna) Ohloff, Patience (Robert) Kober, Sara (Kevin) Palas, Candice (Matt) Stier, Collin (Mindy) Ohloff, Craig (Chelsea) Ohloff, Jacob Ohloff, Garret Ohloff, Shane (Heather) Fox and Dustin Fox; his great-grandchildren, Paige, Dalton, Hannah, Summer, Haley, Brittany, Bobby, Will, Ryker, Jackson, Reed, Claire, Preston, Emily, Mia, Kade, Zoe, Sawyer, Dawson, Bella, Hudson, Jordyn, Jetta and Josie; a sister-in-law, Mary Koevenig of Oviedo, FL; three nieces, Kim (friend, Pete) Koevenig of Daytona, FL, Julie (Kevin) Smith of Faribault, MN and Tammy Jacque of Tripoli.

William was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, April 23, 2013; a son, Thomas, in 1988; his parents, Charles and Velma Ohloff; a sister, Kathleen Koevenig; a brother-in-law, Martin Heller; a sister-in-law, Carol Heller; a brother-in-law, James Koevenig; and a nephew, Kurt Koevenig.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Postville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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