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Obituary for John E. Bohn Sr.

January 4, 1952 – May 5, 2023

John E. Bohn Sr., 71, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2023, at Ascension All Saints Hospital.

John E. Bohn Sr.
John E. Bohn Sr.

John was born on Jan. 4, 1952, in Baltimore, Md. to Murray and Charlotte (nee: Charlton) Bohn. He was united in marriage to Donna Thielen on Aug. 17, 1974.

John worked for Ganton Tech for 10 years and Diversified Technologies for two years. He attended Merganthaler Vocational Technical High School, then served in the military for over 17 years.

John enjoyed traveling with his wife, bowling, hunting, fishing, and sport boating.

He will be missed by his wife, Donna; children, Kelly (Dustin) Hollingsworth, and John E. Bohn II; sister, Susan Wolff; brothers-in-law, Dwayne Simmons and John Fritzes; and other family members and friends.

John is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joey Bohn and Jimmy Bohn; brother-in-law, Leonard Wolff; and sisters, Mary Jane and Karen Fritzer.


He will be laid to rest at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 1 p.m.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John E. Bohn Sr. please visit the Sturino Funeral Home Sympathy Store.

Obituary and photo courtesy of Sturino Funeral Home.

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