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David Ohlsen

September 6, 1943 — January 18, 2014

Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer 04 David Pop Lester Ohlsen, 70, of Fort Davis, Texas passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Pops was born September 6, 1943 in Davenport, Iowa to Albert and Ethel Ohlsen. He served two tours in Vietnam and one in Korea, retiring from the U.S. Army in 1983.To his family he left behind a legacy built on integrity, loyalty and love.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ethel Ohlsen of Davenport and his loving wife of 36 years, Sandra Ohlsen.

He is survived by his brother Michael Ohlsen of Davenport, Iowa, four sons and daughtersinlaw, David and Lynn Ohlsen of San Antonio, Jeremy and Dana Ohlsen of Fort Davis, Shawn and Sharon Ohlsen of Midland, and Greg and Lillie Ohlsen also of Midland. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Ryan and Kelly Ohlsen of North Carolina, Gregory Ohlsen, Shawn Ohlsen, and Sandra Shy Ohlsen all of Midland, his dear friend and partner Sandra Southworth of Fort Davis, several honorary grandchildren, and friends.

At his request, there will be a private family service.

His services were entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home.

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