Lula "Lu" Bohlender

March 15, 1935 ~ May 10, 2018 (age 83)

Bohlender, Lula “Lu”, 83 of Tipp City, OH passed away on May 10, 2018 at Springmeade Health Center. Lu was born March 15, 1935 in Dayton, OH to Joseph and Elsa {Lang} Drescher.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters and brother in-law; Clara Steinke and Ruth and Larry Lates and a sister in-law, Joan Drescher.

Lu will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 24 years, David Bohlender and her children; Susan (Bryan) Stewart and Connie (Tim) Perry all of Tipp City, OH, David Meyer, Columbus, OH and Brad (Rena) Meyer, Maineville, OH, her sister Betty (Don) Furlow, Centerville, OH and brothers, Leo Drescher, Florida, and Otto (Dottie) Drescher, West Virginia.

“Baba Lu” will be greatly missed by her ten grandchildren; Lisa (Andy) Lyons, Sarah (Kyle) DeDiemar, Craig (Lisa) Ryan and Jonathan Perry, Joey, Jay (fiancé, Michelle), Justin, Bradley and Emily Meyer and six great grandchildren; Luke, Max, Kendall, Mason, Bailey Lu and Emmie.  Lu will also be missed by all who knew her, especially her nieces, nephews, dear friends and classmates.

Lu graduated from Roosevelt High School, Dayton, OH in the class of 1952.  After graduation she worked at Winters and Chase banks and retired from the City of Tipp City after 30 years as Deputy Finance Director.

Lu truly loved her work with the Soroptomist International of Tipp City/Upper Miami Valley where she was a 30 year member and served as past local president, and district director.  She volunteered with the Miami County Board of Elections at the polls, drove people to doctor’s appointments with F.I.S.H., was a past member of the Red Hat Society and a previous President to the St. John the Baptist Rosary Altar Society. Lu can be best described as a social butterfly and a fun, witty, caring, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME, 327 W. Main St.,Tipp City, OH 45371.  Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 4:00 PM.  Memorial donations may be made in loving memory of Lu to the charity of your choice. 

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