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Glenn Ohler

Glenn Wilbur Ohler

Monday, September 28th, 1931 - Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Obituary

Glenn Wilbur Ohler, 88 of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 2:38 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his residence.

Glenn was born on September 28, 1931 in Somerset, PA. He was the son of the late Harry Franklin Ohler and Helen Elizabeth (Nead) Ohler.

Glenn served proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War receiving the Occupation Medal Japan, Korean Service Medal with a Bronze Service Star and United Nations Service Medal. He retired after 37 years of service as the Union Chairman at Weirton Steel. Many will remember Glenn for his love of fishing, bowling and softball.

In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by his siblings, Bob Ohler, Ruth Smith, Jean Lisbon, Janet Sovitch, Trudell “Toots” Tennant, Richard, Bob and David Ohler.

Glenn is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lorraine (Adams) Oher, three children, Carolyn Matteson and her husband, Gary, Roy Ohler and Howard Ohler, all of Wellsburg, WV, five grandchildren, William Matteson and his wife, Laura, Matthew Matteson and his wife, Amy, Hannah Hazel and her husband, Matt, Kayley Ohler and Cristian Ohler and companion, Annie, nine great grandchildren with twins A and B on the way, two brothers, Les Ohler and his wife, Josephine and Jim Ohler and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 2:00 until time of Funeral Service at 4:00 PM at the Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551, with Pastor Brian Knight, officiating. Followed by Military Honors by the WV Army National Guard.

Please add or view condolences at www.chambersandjames.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Brian Knight

Affiliations

  • American
  • Army
  • Korean Service Medal
  • United Nations Service Medal

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Mary Ann Edwards

Posted at 01:32pm
I'm so sorry to hear of Glenn's passing. I've gotten to know him the last couple years out at the bowling alley. Such a great guy who always spoke highly of his family. I've missed him and his ornery sense of humor and he will continue to be missed at the lanes. Rest in peace buddy. -- Mary Ann Charlton Edwards
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Bill Postlethwait

Posted at 11:25am
Carolyn, Gary and family, Sorry for your loss. Prays to all. Bill Postlethwait and family

Eugene R Smarrella

Posted at 10:07am
Sorry for your loss. I worked with Glenn at the Blast Furnace. He helped me a great deal to learn as I was new there & was always willing to help. They don't make men like him anymore.
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Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 02:52am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Glenn Wilbur Ohler, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Glenn Wilbur Ohler, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
JL

John Lyonett

Posted at 07:50pm
Dear Carolyn, Roy and Howard, we were so saddened to hear of the passing of your wonderful father. He was truly a great father, husband and grandfather. Truly one of the finest men I’ve ever met. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayer. John Lyonett and family
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