|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1907|
|Death: ||Aug. 23, 1999|
Meta Marie Bohn, the daughter of Reinhold and Minnie (Straatman) Lemke, was born December 5, 1907 on a farm in Liberty Township and graduated from Garner High School in 1926. She taught at rural school for four years. On May 26, 1930, she was married to Carl W. Bohn in Des Moines. They made their home in Garner. In 1933, Carl and Meta purchased the funeral home and furniture store from Rex Shannon. They continued to operate the Bohn Funeral Home until they retired in 1976. Meta enjoyed her family, church work and cooking.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the UMW. She was a fifty year member of the Eastern Star and a member of a homemakers group.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth L. Tompkins and her husband Claire, of Garner; a son Richard G. Bohn and his wife, Karen, of Duncanville, Tx; eight grandchildren, Jay Tompkins, Julie Bahlmann and her husband, Richard, Steven Bohn and his wife, Jackie, and their son, Jackson, Alan Bohn and his wife , Pamela, Michael Bohn and his wife, Nancy, and their children Brandon, Aaron, and Karissa, Richard E. Bohn and his wife Sue, and his daughter, Jeni, Cristina Chapman and her husband, Todd, and their children Brittany, Kendra and Megan, Ted Bohn; and a special family member, Missy Bohn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, February 20, 1999; her parents; two brothers, Walter Lemke and Reuben Lemke; and a sister, Irene Yanoski.
Information from the memorial record at the church service.
Reinhold Richard Lemke (1878 - 1943)
Minnie Marie Straatman Lemke (1886 - 1969)
Carl William Bohn (1906 - 1999)*
Richard Gordon Bohn (1936 - ____)*
Walter William Henry Lemke (1905 - 1967)*
Meta Marie Lemke Bohn (1907 - 1999)
Reuben John Lemke (1910 - 1982)*
Irene Mae Lemke Swanson (1917 - 1989)*
Plot: Block 8 Lot 33 Grave 5
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Mar 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67477535