May 12, 2014


Florine "Flo" Lohmann, age 94, of Glidden, Ia, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Carroll Health Center.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Deacon Gary Schon officiating. Music for the service will be by Sue Moore. Casket bearers will be Flo's grandchildren. Burial will be at Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery with military honors by the Merle Hay Post of the Glidden American Legion.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden. Online condolences may be left for Flo's family at

Born May 10, 1920, near Coon Rapids, Iowa, she was the daughter of George and Clara (Hoffman) Stangl. She grew up on her family's farm and attended Dedham School. She attended St. Angela Academy and later enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a WAVE. She served in the Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, as a pharmacist's mate.

She married John Lohmann on Jan. 8, 1951, at Ogden, Iowa. The couple lived in Dedham until 1954 when they moved to Coon Rapids. In 1956 John and Flo moved to Glidden where they raised their five children. Flo worked at Boomsmas Egg Plant and McNaught's Grocery Store for many years. She was active in the Glidden American Legion Auxiliary of which she served in many capacities. In 2009 Flo was privileged to go on an honor flight to Washington, D.C. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards, going to the casino, bowling, golfing and spending time with her family.

Flo is survived by her husband John of Glidden; three daughters: Janine Allbritton and her husband David of Post Oak Bend, Texas, Joyce Wright and her husband Steve of Benedict, Nebraska, and Judy Beyer and her husband David of Carroll; a son John Lohmann Jr. (Laurel Albright) of Glidden; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a brother Millard Stangl and his wife Marie of Lincoln, Nebraska; a sister-in-law Rita Stangl of Denver, Colorado; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Flo was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Jan Squibb and her husband Doug, and three brothers: Norman, Donald and Wilbur in infancy.