Obituary: Roy William Bohren
May 13, 2022
Roy William Bohren, 92, of Duluth died Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth. He was born on Oct. 12, 1929, in Cloquet to Fred and Aili Bohren. He was raised in Esko and graduated from Esko High School in 1947. He married Phyllis Paulson in 1955.
Roy served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He was employed by the Conwed Corporation and USG until he retired. He was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Fred, Calvin, and Roger.
Roy will be missed by his wife, Phyllis Bohren; son Alan (Carla) Bohren; daughter Cheryl (Russ) LaCourse; grandchildren Cheryl Bohren, Allison (Corey) Bunch, Rebecca (Nathan) Schmidt, Emily (Joah Schwecke) LaCourse and Peter LaCourse; great grandchildren Avery Bunch, Marisa Schmidt, Vincent Schmidt and Conrad Schmidt; brother Gerald (Joanne) Bohren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Private family services will be held in St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko. The family requests masks be worn by those attending the service. Burial will be in the Minnesota Veterans Cemetery in Duluth, at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Esko. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guestbook and leave an online tribute see atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.