The Herald-Coaster
August 15, 2002

Funeral services for Dennis John Ahlhorn of East Bernard will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Wallis. The Rev. Michael Holcomb will officiate the services. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. at Florida Chapel in Round Top.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Davis Chapel, 832 Fitzgerald in East Bernard.

Dennis was born Sept. 22, 1914 in Austin County to John Alfred and Erna Ander Ahlhorn, and he passed away Aug. 10, 2002 in El Campo.

Mr. Ahlhorn was a teacher for forty seven years. He taught school from 1934 to 1940 at Santa Anna School, from 1940 to 1944 in Industry, from 1944 to 1951 in Bernard Prairie School and from 1951 to 1981 in the East Bernard School District.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, John and Erna Ahlhorn and his brother, Clarence Ahlhorn.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Irene Kuhn Ahlhorn of Hillje, formerly of East Bernard; his daughters, Patricia Ann Parma of Richmond and Myrna Lois Foster and her husband, Kenneth of Runge; his sisters, Bernice Buddenberg of Brenham; his grandchildren, Pam Ohl and her husband, Lee of Rosenberg, Patrick Parma of Rosenberg, Paula Vecera and her husband, Glenn of Fairchilds, Christopher Foster and his wife, Amy of Dallas, Jeffrey Foster of Dallas and Rebekah Nguyen and her husband, Dat of Dallas; his great grandchildren, Peyton Ohl of Rosenberg, Conner Vecera of Fairchilds and Carson Vecera of Fairchilds.

For those wishing, memorial donations in Dennis' name can be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 218 North Third St., Wallis, Texas, 77485.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd. in Rosenberg, (281) 341-8800.

Posted by Cindy Harvey