Jean Margaret Bohmbach, 92, Asheville, NC, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Givens Estates. She was born on April 10, 1921 to the late Elmer J. Velander and Irene Adler Velander. She grew up in Vasa, Minnesota.
A graduate of Cannon Falls Teachers College, she was proud to have begun her career teaching in a one room school house in Goodhue County. It was there that she met her husband, Willis Bohmbach, who preceded her in death in 1993.
She is survived by her loving children: her son, James W. Bohmbach of Nanjemoy, MD; her daughter, Lynda J. Bohmbach of Lenexa, KS; her grandchildren, Sarah Bohmbach Schmits of Lawrence, KS and Laura Bohmbach Schmits of Brooklyn, NY; her sister, Joanne Cutting of Los Gatos, CA; and her two beloved children by marriage: daughter-in-law, Susan Guthrie of Nanjemoy, MD and son-in-law, Murlin Merrill of Lenexa, KS.
A memorial service was held on Friday, January 17, 2014 in the Chapel of Morris Funeral Home, Asheville, NC.