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Alex Louis Paul Bohl

Published in Medina County and Bexar County papers, February 1964

Mr. Alex L. Bohl, life-long resident of Devine, passed away Thursday, February 6, 1964.

Rev. Wilfred Passchyn conducted rosary services Friday evening in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Saturday morning, February 8, Father Passchyn celebrated requiem high mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and presided over burial services in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Mr. Bohl, son of the late Eugene Leo Bohl and Louisa Jungmann Bohl, was born August 14, 1894, near Devine, where he lived all his life. He was married to the former Dora Pauline Schneider on November 23, 1920.

Mr. Bohl was a life-long member of the Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of St. Joseph's Society.

Mr. Bohl was a veteran of World War I, during which time he served a year in France. He served on the Devine Public School Board for 17 years. He was a member of the Medina County School Board at the time of his death. He served on the Medina County ASC Committee for a number of years.

Mr. Bohl was a retired farmer-rancher.

He suffered a heart attack on January 9, 1964, and was admitted to the Santa Rosa Hospital, where he remained until January 31. On February 6, he suffered another heart attack, was again admitted to the Santa Rosa Hospital where he passed away.

Survivors include his widow, Dora Schneider Bohl; two sons, George Alex Bohl of Jourdanton, and Richard Jacob Bohl of Los Alamos, New Mexico; four daughters: Mrs. John (Laura) Maney of Natalia, Miss Adilene Bohl from the country of Jordan, Mrs. Peter (Margie) Irwin of Euless, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Ebrom of San Antonio; and eleven grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother, Leo Bohl, Sr., of Devine; one sister, Mrs. Bernard (Mary) FitzSimon of Castroville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were James Bohl, Roy Bohl, David FitzSimon, Eugene Graham, Walter Jungman, and Elmer Schneider.

Children of Alex and Dora Bohl:
George Alex Bohl (1921 - 1987)
Laura Mary Bohl Maney (1923 - 2013)
Adilene Ann Bohl
Margie Kathryn Bohl Irwin (1932 - 2011)
Richard Jacob Bohl (1934 - 2005)
Betty Ann Bohl Ebrom

World War I Veteran; U.S. Army Military Police
Served in France 1918-1919.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alex Louis Paul Bohl (14 Aug 1894–6 Feb 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71139823, citing Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Devine, Medina County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by A Bohl (contributor 47530145) .