George Henry Dohlman, 78

Published 7:02 am Tuesday, October 22, 2019

George Henry Dohlman, 78, of LeRoy, Minnesota, passed to eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at the Patty Elwood Center in Cresco, Iowa.

George Henry Dohlman, 78

George was born Nov. 22, 1940, in Kesley, Iowa, the eleventh child of Henry and Kate Dohlman. George received his education at the “University of Oakdale #6.” He received his GED from LeRooy-Ostrander High School in 1966. George Started working for the LeRoy Farmers Cooperative Elevator Division in 1957. While working there, he met the love of his life, Fern McRoberts. They were wed on Oct. 29, 1960, at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy. To this union three children were born: Richard George, Kevin Lee and Patty Ann. George and Fern moved to their farm in 1967 and enjoyed 19 years there. After moving to LeRoy, George drove a semi for BDK Trucking before purchasing his milk trucks, Dohlman Milk Hauling. George then went to work at Riverland Milling driving a feed truck. His final job had him delivering the Rochester Post Bulletin for many years. George enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, going to tractor pulls and stock car races and snowmobiling in his younger years. Saturday and Sunday drives and driving his golf cart were favorite pastimes in his later years.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Fern; children Rick (Jan) Dohlman of LeRoy, Kevin “Pete” (Brenda) Dohlman of Riceville, Iowa, and Patty (Dennis) White of LeRoy; eight grandchildren, Brent (Ashley), Brandon (Laura), Brian (Amanda), Kiesha (DJ), Kory (Caitlin), Braden, Bailey and Teresa (Nathan); and 15 great-grandchildren. George is also survived by four sisters, Minnie Klingenborg, Faye Johnson, Norma Kling and Judy (Joe) Langlie; and three sisters-in-law, Wanda Dohlman, Mary McRoberts and Lila (Bill) Feather. He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers, Albert (Deona), Eime (Irene), Hank, LeClair (Caroline), Don, Floyd (JoEtte) and Wendel (Sandy); one sister, Rena (Buck) Holzer; his father and mother in-law, Lyle and Marion McRoberts; and brother-in-law, Kenny McRoberts.

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Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy with the Rev. John Kerr officiating. Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Burial will be in the LeRoy Cemetery. Blessed be his memory. Condolences may be left at