Philip Ohlendorf Sr.

Philip Ohlendorf Sr.
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Philip G. Ohlendorf Sr., 77, of Freeburg, IL, born November 1, 1938, in Caseyville, IL, died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Highland Health Care Center, Highland, IL.

Mr. Ohlendorf was a project engineer for the Nooter Corporation, St. Louis, MO, before his retirement.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post, Freeburg, IL.

He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Ohlendorf; his parents, Phillip B. and Louise, nee Mueller, Ohlendorf; and his father-in-law, Harry Gravlin.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Rita, nee Gravlin, Ohlendorf, whom he married on August 6, 1964;
a son, Philip G. Jr. (Deborah) Ohlendorf of New Athens, IL;
two grandchildren, Amanda Parker,
and Emily Ohlendorf;
a great-granddaughter, Candyce Parker;
a sister, Sandra (Gordon) Butcher of Freeburg, IL;
an uncle, Gus (Dolores) Ohlendorf of Minnesota;
his mother-in-law, Frances Gravlin of Freeburg, IL;
and a great-niece.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 6, 2016, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Fr. Mark Reyling officiating.  Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Collinsville, IL.

Condolences Left For Philip Ohlendorf Sr.

My deepest sympathy to the family on Philip’s passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Amy Beyer-Wound care nurse

Amy Beyer, Troy, Illinois, 62294


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