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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Robert L. Bohling, 74, Muscatine, formerly of Letts, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Lutheran Homes after a lengthy illness.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Island Methodist Church. Burial will be at Letts Cemetery, Letts, with full military rites.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home. A memorial has been established for the Letts Fire Department and the Louisa County Ambulance.

Mr. Bohling was born June 23, 1927, in Muscatine, the son of Alfred and Mildred Beatty Bohling. He married Linnie A. Rieke Aug. 27, 1949, at Island Methodist Church.

He was in the Fifth Air Force Corps, serving in the Pacific Theater and Japan.

He was a foreman at Kent Feeds for 38 years, retiring Dec. 31, 1988.

He was a lifetime member of the Muscatine Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1545, The Allen Wright Hanft Post No. 100 of the American Legion and a past member of the Muscatine Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, raising livestock and being with people.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Roberta Jacobs and husband Melvin of Wilton; two sons, Jeffrey Bohling and wife Barbara of Muscatine and Mark Bohling and wife Cindy of Letts; six grandchildren, Corey and Kim Jacobs, Ben, Brett, Austin and Aaron Bohling; three great-grandchildren, Nicholaus and Katlin Sanders and Brandon Jacobs; three sisters, Mary Anna Wilson and Inez Cross, both of Muscatine and Frances Pelton of West Point, Calif.; two brothers, Alfred "Cal" Bohling of Fruitland and John Bohling of Muscatine; and a sister-in-law, Betty Bohling of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James; a sister, Alice Peters; and a great-granddaughter, Alexandria.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Kenneth Ray Bohling, 63, Solon, formerly of Iowa City, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at the Solon Nursing Care Center after a lengthy illness.

Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, 605 Kirkwood Ave., Iowa City. The Rev. Renee Lunemann will officiate. Services will also be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Thielen Funeral Home, Marinette, Wis. Burial will be at Amberg Cemetery, Amberg, Wis.

Visitation is after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A reception will follow at Solon United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the Solon Care Center.

Mr. Bohling was born Dec. 9, 1939, in Pembina, Wis., the son of Wilbur and Dora Collette Bohling.

He graduated from Marinette High School, Marinette, Wis., in 1957.

He served in the National Guard.

He was employed by the Monsanto Company, Muscatine, until retiring in 1990.

He resided in Wapello, for more than 27 years, where he was active with the Wapello Volunteer Fire Department. He moved to the Iowa City and Solon area in 1994.

His favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing and attending fish fries.

Survivors include three children, Kenneth Cliff Bohling and wife Jackie of Solon and their children, April, Matthew, Danielle, Brooke and Whitney, Cindy Evans and husband Randy of Iowa City and their children Nic, Mitch, Natalie and Andrew, Terry Bohling and wife Vonda of Bonaire, Ga. and their child, Courtney; two sisters, Judy Anderson and husband Carl of Menominee, Mich., Sue Lorenz and husband Bill of Peshtigo, Wis.; a brother, Marvin Bohling and wife Jo of Richmond, Wash.; three stepdaughters and their children, Margie Wollenhaupt and husband Kent of Wapello, Jackie Bohling and husband K. Cliff of Solon and Melanie Paarman and husband Murray of Stockton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry.
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Marvin G. Bohling, 71, of Davenport, died Friday, April 13, 2001, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus in Davenport.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the All Faith Chapel at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport. Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery in Davenport.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bohling was born June 10, 1929, the son of Edward and Helen Kiesewetbr Bohling in New Boston, Ill. He married Marilyn Broderson on March 24, 1954, in LeClaire.

He grew up in Muscatine.

He retired as a factory worker from J.I. Case in Rock Island, Ill. in 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn "Boots" Bohling and a son, Donald "Donny" Bohling, both of Davenport; sisters, Mildred Figg and Louise Holiday, both of Muscatine.

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