In Memory of

Margaret Ann Bohn

February 27, 1931 - November 4, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Margaret Ann Bohn

Margaret Ann Bohn

Born: February 27, 1931
Died: November 4, 2019
Age: 88

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     Margaret Ann Shea Bohn, the daughter of Walter and Maude (Viehmann) Shea, was born February 27, 1931 in Washington DC.  Her childhood years were spent in Washington DC, where she attended Nativity Catholic Academy.  Her family later moved to Chillicothe, Ohio, where she continued her education, graduating from Catholic Central High School in Chillichothe, and then attended one year of classes at Mt. St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

     She met George Bohn, a WWII veteran and after dating for some time, the two married on April 27, 1950.  In the early years of their marriage, they enjoyed dancing.  They were active members of St. Peter Catholic Church in Chillicothe. They also enjoyed many family gatherings and she enjoyed her bridge club and creating ceramic pieces.   The Bohn’s moved to towns in Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin before locating in 1972 to Kearney, Nebraska.  She was nicknamed “Mickie” by her family and close friends and was a kind, good friend, a loving person who was generous with her time, talents and treasures. She was currently a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer.  In September of 2014, Margaret moved to Riverview Terrace Assisted Living and later to St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

     Margaret passed away at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the age of 88.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George and her two younger sisters: Pat and Kitty.

     Left to cherish her memory are her children: Molly McLaughlin of San Francisco, Michael (Robin Schmidt) Bohn of LaCrosse, WI and Peg (Phil) Deffer of Spencer; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by the family.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer.

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held immediately following the services at Sacred Heart School Gym at the church.
Father Timothy Hogan
Philip Deffer
Michael Bohn
Nicholas Deffer
Devin McLaughlin
Christopher Deffer
Keegan Bohn
Morgan Bohn
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church
ORGANIST: Marianne Fuchsen
Ft. McPherson National Cemetery
Maxwell, Nebraska
1:30 P.M., Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Friday, November 29, 2019 at 7:57 AM
“Love and sympathies from Daniel, Bethann, Eli, and Ethan”
- Daniel Bohn and family
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:54 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
- Wayne and Diana Koppen
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 6:07 AM
“Margaret was the secretary at Kenwood Elementary when I began my teaching career in Kearney Public Schools. She was such a kind lady, not only to the staff, but students as well. I have many fond memories of Margaret. I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. ”
- Susan Jasnoch
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:23 PM
“Thoughts and prayers are with her family. I enjoyed visiting with her when i visited my grandma at Riverview. She would greet me with her sweet smile as she enjoyed sitting outdoors. May the memories of her always give you peace, joy, and comfort!”
- Sarah Frederick
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:34 AM
“I believe that Mrs. Bohn was a secretary at Kenwood Elementary School while she lived in Kearney. I have always remembered her fondly. During my time at Kenwood, things at home were hard at times. She was always kind to me and I never forgot her. Our sympathies with your family. ”
- Michelle Worm
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:38 AM
“Peg & family we are so very sorry to hear about your mom.”
- Mike & Renee Juza
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