Dora B. (Miller) AhlmannJanuary 27, 1921 ~ January 19, 2018 (age 96)
Funeral services for Dora B. Ahlmann, 96, of Norfolk will at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Jacqueline Samway will officiate with burial at Pleasant View Cemetery in Winside. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
On January 19, 2018 the Lord wrapped His arms around her and took her home.
Dora Berdina Ahlmann was born January 27, 1921, in Pierce County, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Wagner) Miller. She grew up on a farm east of Hoskins and attended District 11 and Trinity parochial school in Hoskins. She was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoskins in 1934.
Dora married Herbert “Buster” Sydow on September 22, 1937 in Ivanhoe, MN. They lived in Stanton and had a son, Richard. On March 3, 1945, Dora married Harold Ahlmann in Lincoln. Three children were born: Sharon, Barbara, and Harold, Jr. Except for a few years that Dora was employed at JC Penneys she was a homemaker who enjoyed watching her grandkids and going wherever anyone asked her to go.
Dora is survived by her son Richard (Carol) Sydow of Broomfield, CO; daughter Barbara (Ron) Forslund of Norfolk; daughter- in- law Sara Ahlmann; ten grandchildren, fifteen great- grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harold in 1988; son Harold, Jr; daughter Sharon Thompson and son-in law Jesse Thompson; three brothers: Jake, Dave and Harry Miller; six sisters: Frieda Meierhenry, Rose Puls, Elsie Hinzmann, Ruth Carstens, her twin sister, Lora Curtis, and Margaret Nydahl.