Christine L. Ehlers, age 94, of Lawton, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Lawton Senior Living of Lawton. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville with Rev. Don Pobanz officiating. Burial will be at the Saint Clair Cemetery of Ute. A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville.
Christine L. Ehlers was born September 30, 1924 to Frederick and Sophia (Dersein) Pobanz in Denison, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Lionel “Fred” Ehlers on September 22, 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa. To this union three sons were born. They made their home on a farm near Bronson, Iowa where Christine enjoyed her job as a farm wife. Lionel passed away July 25, 1990.
She is survived by her sons, Lonnie (Shirley) Ehlers of Moville, IA and Larry (Carla) Ehlers of Lawton, IA; daughter-in-law, Nancy Ehlers of Sioux City, IA; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Christine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lionel “Fred” Ehlers; son, LaVern Ehlers and brother, Paul Pobanz.
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