Louis M. Ohly, 95, of Rochester, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, due to heart failure.
Louis was born May 10, 1924, in Minneapolis to Francis Carr and Margaret Elmer (Mayhall) Ohly.
He married Beverly Jean DeGuise on Jan. 15, 1949, in Minneapolis. Lou was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell School of Law. Lou practiced Law in Rochester from 1971 until his retirement. During his practice, he represented over a hundred thousand clients.
Lou enjoyed going to his cabin on the Whitefish Chain. He also loved telling many stories.
He is survived by his children, Ann Marie Ohly, Catherine T. (Tuck) Nichols, Margaret E. (Warren) Aldridge, Louis M. Jr. (Judy) Ohly, Paul M. (Gail) Ohly, Patricia K. Ohly, Jean L. Herbert, Steve J. Ohly, Barbara C. (Tod) Vantrease, John D. (Cindy) Ohly, James C. (Kim) Ohly, Robert T. (Heather) Ohly and Mary A. Anderson; 33 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Lou was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; parents, Francis C. and Margaret E. Ohly; brother, Francis Carr Ohly; son, Michael Ohly; and son-in-law, James Anderson.
Both Lou and Bev had a profound fondness for their caregiver, Erica Baez.
The family prefers memorials to Rochester Ronald McDonald House, 850 Second St. SE, Rochester, MN 55902, www.rmhmn.org/donate/.
A Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester, with Rev. Russell Scepaniak and Rev. Charles Collins officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Rochester.
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