John Bohrofen Obituary

John W. Bohrofen
John W. Bohrofen

January 25, 2004
Born in Polk County, IA
Resided in Grimes, IA
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John Bohrofen, 86, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2004 at the Perry Lutheran Care Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 29, 2004 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Grimes, with burial at Sunny Hill Cemetery.

John was born in Polk County and lived and farmed the Bohrofen Century Farm his entire life. He served many years on the Grimes Independent School Board and as director of the Farmers COOP in Dallas Center. He enjoyed cars, traveling over seas and spending winter months in Arizona.

John is survived by Irma, his wife of 66 years; a son, J. Dennis Bohrofen of Grimes; and his granddaughter, Debi Bohrofen of Waukee. He was preceded in death by his son, Melvin.

Public visitation will be from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Peter Lutheran Church. A memorial luncheon with visitation will be held following the service at the church.

Arrangements by Brandt's Dallas Center.




Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Wednesday, January 28, 2004
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Peter Lutheran Church
1001 South James Street, P.O. Box 95
Grimes, IA US 50111
Thursday, January 29, 2004
11:00 AM
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Sunny Hill Cemetery
SE Jacob Street and SE 6th Street
Grimes, IA US 50111
Thursday, January 29, 2004


St. Peter Lutheran Church
1001 S. James Street, P.O. Box 95
Grimes, IA 50111