Edwin Bohlman

Edwin Bohlman passed away at home on May 3, 2024. Edwin was born in Melstone to Adolph and Rose Bohlman on October 27, 1930. When Edwin was 4 years old he was dying from Pneumonia. Edwins father, Adolph held him down on the families kitchen table while the doctor cut out a rib in order to place drain tubes into his lungs. At the time it was the only way known to save Edwins life.

The Bohlman family left the town of Melstone to live on the family homestead south of Melstone. Edwin and his siblings traveled the ten miles to school by either walking or riding horseback. Some of Edwins school year...

 

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