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Ruby Lucile Bohlmann, 94

Ruby Lucile Bohlmann, 94, of Bemidji, died on Thursday at Neilson Place in Bemidji. A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji. Kath Molitor will officiate. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m....

Ruby Lucile Bohlmann, 94, of Bemidji, died on Thursday at Neilson Place in Bemidji.

A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji. Kath Molitor will officiate. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji and will continue one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji.

Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren.

She was born on March 8, 1913, to Casper and Cora (Cothran) Knapp, in Grant Valley Township, Beltrami County. She grew up in Grant Valley Township, attending Edgewood Elementary School and graduating from Bemidji High School. She married Albert Bohlmann on Nov. 1, 1932, in Bemidji (Grant Valley Township). They farmed in Grant Valley Township until May 1945, when they moved to a farm in Wilton. She lived in Liberty Township until 1999, then moved to Baker Park and lived there until 2007. She worked for the Bemidji Co-op Creamery, which became Land-O-Lakes, from 1953 until her retirement in 1978. She and her daughter managed the Drake Motel in Blackduck for several years.

For 50 years she was a member of the Bemidji Moose Lodge where she served as Senior Regent and Recorder for the Women of the Moose. She enjoyed plants, flowers, gardening, making hair pin lace afghans, sewing and quilting. She also enjoyed traveling to visit relatives.

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She is survived by her sons, Franklin (Alice) Bohlmann of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Ted Bohlmann of Colfax, Wash.; daughters, Joyce (Laurand Johnson) Vold of Bemidji, Ileen (Dave) Kay of Hauchuca, Ariz., Ruth (Lester) Hiltz of Bemidji and Carol (Larry Mohler) Rosch of Pinewood; and 23 grandchildren, 43 great- grandchildren and 12 great- great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Ardella Gehrke; son, Casper Bohlmann; brother, Leo Knapp; and a grandson and a great-grandson.

Online guest book at www.olsonschwartzfuneralhome.com .

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