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Brad Ohl
October 30, 1956 - October 30, 2020

Brad Ohl, 64, of Oelwein and formerly of Strawberry Point passed away Friday October 30, 2020.  Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM on Monday November 16, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein with Pastor Josh Schunk officiating.  Inurnment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at Oelwein.  The Geilenfeld-Buehner Funeral Home in Oelwein is assisting the family.  A memorial fund has been established.

Due to state and federal guidelines on gatherings regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing is required.  Those in attendance are required to wear a mask.

Bradley LaVerne Ohl was born October 30, 1956 in Oelwein to parents Leslie “Les” and Betty (Jensen) Ohl.  He graduated from Oelwein High School with the Class of 1975.  On September 7, 1985 he was united in marriage with Cheryl Skocz at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein.  He was currently employed in Sales at Paines RV in Elk Run Heights.  Brad loved hunting and being outdoors, his annual deer camp at the Circle B Ranch with family and friends, as well as time with his family.

Left to celebrate Brad’s life is his wife Cheryl; his parents: Les (Marge Downs) Ohl of Strawberry Point and Betty Ohl of Oelwein; his sisters: Dana (Dave) Meyers of Oelwein and Denise (Mark) Ballo of Ankeny; several nieces and nephews; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Carey (Tammy) Skocz of Quasqueton; his beloved Bulldog Bonnie Blue and Cockatiel Sunny.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Dale and Ann Jensen; his sister Lori Ernst and brother-in-law Rick Ernst; his great-nephew Lincoln Grundmeyer; and several other loved family members.


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Keith Johnson on October 13, 2023 at 7:20 PM said:

I didn’t know you left us for a better place. Brad you were always such a great person to me miss our conversations, I’m sorry didn’t know of your passing time just got away from us. See you on the other side save me a seat!! RIP
Steven C. Smith on December 1, 2020 at 12:25 PM said:

Mary Beth and I send our condolences. Cheryl, Betty and all - you are in our prayers. Brad was a kind soul and I am happy to have had him as a friend.
Joyce Goedken on November 18, 2020 at 7:24 PM said:

Cheryl, David called me. I'm so sorry my friend. I know your heart it's broken. You know I am praying for you. Wish I could give you a hug. I'll be in touch.
Allen and Kathy Chapman on November 12, 2020 at 2:05 PM said:

We are so sorry to hear of Brad's passing. Allen and Brad went to school together and Brad was our Best Man at our wedding. We were shocked to hear of his passing. Our sympathies to Brad's family.
Todd and Mary Paine on November 12, 2020 at 8:46 AM said:

So sorry for the Ohl Family he will be truly missed. He was awesome to work with and a good friend.
Denny & Marcia Pepin on November 10, 2020 at 3:56 PM said:

Sincere condolences to Les and Betty, Denise, Dana and Brads family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Shannon & Debbie Hershey on November 7, 2020 at 7:28 AM said:

Sending our Deepest Sympathies to Brad's family as they go thru this difficult time, you're in our thoughts & prayers. We have know him from way back in the day and he was such a nice guy. So very sorry for your loss.
Pat (Goldsmith) Fawks on November 7, 2020 at 7:24 AM said:

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with Brad's family during this difficult time.
Alice Peeper on November 7, 2020 at 2:12 AM said:

Dana, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Mary Oakley, and Gary Oakley on November 6, 2020 at 3:37 PM said:

Brad was a great person with a great personality, sympathies to the family
Kirk & Luann Conklin on November 4, 2020 at 6:09 AM said:

Cheryl, we are so saddened, grief stricken, & shocked at Brad's passing. We didn't know he was battling Covid. Please know you and all of Brad's loved ones, family & friends, are being held tight in our prayers during this difficult time.
Brad was a dear friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Godspeed, Brad.
Dan and Norma Bonefas on November 3, 2020 at 10:15 AM said:

Cheryl I am at a loss for words. We have lost contact with your move so when you're ready we are here. Condolences to the entire Ohl family.
Tim and Sue Ledesma on November 2, 2020 at 6:53 PM said:

We send our deepest sympathies to Brad's family.
Denny and Pat Sprague on November 2, 2020 at 5:04 PM said:

Cheryl So sorry to hear of your loss You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jill Jellings Lueken on November 2, 2020 at 4:34 PM said:

I am so sorry for the whole Ohl family. Our prayers are with you through this difficult time.
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