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[JAN. 8, 2007]
John D. Ahrens, 100, died Saturday,
Jan. 6, 2007, at 3 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.
John D. Ahrens, 100, of Hartsburg died Saturday,
Jan. 6, 2007, at 3 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's
Lutheran Church in Hartsburg, with the Rev. David
Russell officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to
11 a.m. at the church.
Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Mr. Ahrens retired after 47 years in farming.
He was born Sept. 25, 1906, at Hartsburg to
Melchert and Grace Arends Ahrens. He married Louise
T. Seitzer on Oct. 23, 1937, in Hartsburg.
He is survived by one son, Donald Ahrens of
Hartsburg; one daughter, Nancy (and Ronald) Robbins
of Lincoln; one brother, George Ahrens of Lincoln;
three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Two brothers and one sister preceded him in
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in
Hartsburg, where he served on the church council and
was a Brotherhood member. He was also on the
Hartsburg Elementary School board and the Hartsburg
State Bank board, where he served as president.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran
Church in Hartsburg.
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