Corpus Christi
Caller-Times Online
13 Dec 1999

Edward W. Ahrens, 79, of Corpus Christi, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 1999.

He was born on April 18, 1920 in Beeville, Texas.

Mr. Ahrens was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was employed with the B.D. Holt Company for 46 years until his retirement in 1984.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Sue Hanke in 1993.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Francis Z. Ahrens of Corpus Christi; one son, Edward F. (Dorothy) Ahrens of Corpus Christi; one daughter, Betty (Randy) Milam of Cocoa, Florida; one sister, Emma L. Ziese of San Antonio, Texas; seven grand-children, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Public visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at the Memory Gardens Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at the Memory Gardens Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions can be made to Abiding Saviour Lutheran Church, 4326 McArdle Road, Corpus Christi, Texas or a charity of choice.

Posted by Matt Cross