Roy Bohren

Obituary of Roy William Bohren

Roy William Bohren, 92, of Duluth died on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth.  He was born on October 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 Conwed Corp. and USG until his retirement.  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 if 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 guest book and leave an online tribute see,

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