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Francis R. Sohler, 94

May 28, 2017

Francis Sohler

Lake Crystal Francis R. Sohler, age 94, of Lake Crystal, died on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at St. Luke’s Care Center in Blue Earth.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, May 24 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Family Cemetery.

Fran is survived by seven children, Helen (Roger) Hove, Joseph (Patti Hanson) Sohler, Susanne (Richard) Arens, Michael (Nancy) Sohler, Carol Riewe, Patricia (Emil) Pecholt, and Dianne (Ted) Roberts; 18 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brother-in-law, Don Huebl; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Phyllis in 2016; four grandchildren; three brothers, and four sisters.

Lake Crystal Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are preferred to the Holy Family Catholic Church building fund or St. Luke’s Care Center.