Elden C. OhlmannFebruary 4, 1938 ~ August 8, 2019 (age 81)
A memorial gathering of friends for Elden C. Ohlmann, 81, of Norfolk will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019, at Home for Funerals 1203 W Norfolk Ave. Military rites will take place at 12:00 p.m. and be presented by, the United States Navy Honor Guard, American Legion Post 16 and VFW Post 1644.
Elden passed away peacefully on August 8, 2019 at Premier Estates, Pierce’s temporary location in Norfolk.
Elden was born on February 4, 1938 to Herman and Elsie Ohlmann. As a young man, he served in the United States Navy for five years. He married Sharon Bedel and together they had three daughters: Lisa Schmitz (husband John), Brenda Hopkins (husband Jessie), and Karen Ohlmann. Elden is survived by four grandchildren: Katie Schmitz, Rachel Schmitz, Eric Hopkins, and Jennifer Hopkins.
Elden was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Douglas Ohlman, and his wife Sharon. In life, Elden was a loving father and grandfather and he will be deeply missed.