November 14, 1921 ~ February 22, 2010
Stanley E. Bahlmann, age 88, of Frederika, IA died on Monday, February 22, 2010 at New Hampton Care Center in New Hampton, IA. Stanley Ernest Bahlmann was born on November 14, 1920 to Herman and Helen (Bergman) Bahlmann on the farm near Frederika, IA in Bremer County. Stanley attended country school and then worked with his father on the farm. He was united in marriage to Marian Treloar on June 24, 1941 at Faith Church in Tripoli, IA. The couple then farmed his fathers farm. In 1945 Stanley entered the U.S. Army and served his country during World War II in Okinawa, Japan. He was honorably discharged on August 18, 1946. Stanley purchased a truck and joined his father in the trucking business. Later, Stanley worked at the Concrete Materials rock quarry at Frederika for 15 years before going to work for Chamberlain Manufacturing in Waterloo, where he worked for 18 years before retiring in 1983. Stanley enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, dancing, and his family. He was a member of the Frederika United Methodist Church, Sumner American Legion, and Ducks Unlimited. He is survived by his wife Marian of Frederika, IA; seven children Gary (Gayle) Bahlmann of Lansing, IA, Marilyn (Vern) Bockhaus of Ionia, IA, Dennis Bahlmann of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Jeffery Bahlmann of New Hampton, IA, Judy Houston of St. Louis, MO, Debbie (Denny) Reding of Dysart, IA, Marty Bahlmann of Cedar Falls, IA; 13 granchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother Virgil (Wilma) Bahlmann of Clermont, IA; five sisters Iola Buchholz of Tripoli, IA, Ruth Rosol of Frederika, IA, Eldora (George) Hagen of Denver, IA, Maxine (Roy) Volker of Frederika, IA, LaDonna (Kenny) Lampe of Waverly, IA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the family. Cemetery: Burial will be at Alcock Cemetery in Bremer County, IA with Brian Bahlmann, Todd Bahlmann, Mark Bockhaus, Lee Bahlmann, Austin Reding and Tyler Reding serving as casket bearers. Military rites will be provided by the Sumner American Legion Thomas E. Woods Post # 223. Visitation: Visitation will be on Thursday, February 25, 2010 from 4-7pm at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton, IA. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday. Service: Funeral Service will be at 10:30 am on Friday, February 26, 2010 at Frederika United Methodist Church with Reverend Sheryl Hull officiating.
We share your grief at the loss of Stanley. Having just found out we send our deepest sympathy. Even though we are in Texas our thoughts and prayers will be with your family.
All our Love, Larry & Gerri
For all the memories we were able to share with you will be treasured forever. We are thinking of you Great Grandma/Grandma at this difficult time. May God bless you!!!! WE LOVE YOU!!!
Love, Todd, Debi, Tyler, and Holidae Bahlmann
Marty, Marilyn, Kristie, Brian and families – We’re so sorry to hear about the passing of your father and grandfather. We have you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Keep the memories close to your heart and know many are thinking of you. God Bless.
Sherri, Paul and Family,
You have our condolences and are in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry we can’t be there with you all at this difficult time. God Bless You All!
Mom and Dad
Sorry to hear of your loss of your husband and father. We are still in Texas and will not be able to attend his celebration of life. Our deepest sympathy to Marian, Gary, Marilyn, Dennis and other family members. Keith & Bonnie
The Fish, The Ducks, The Coyotes, The Meals, and all those times that I got to share that with You. Special!!!
You are in our hearts and prayers, Stanley was a great man. If there is anything you need let us know.