November 18, 1925 - March 11, 2019
Joseph Bryson Ohliger Jr. "Joe" died peacefully, surrounded by family on March 11th in Stockton, CA at the age of 93. Joe is survived by his 4 daughters; Linda Helbling, Patricia Frerking (Matt), Mary Ohliger (Kathryn), Judy Filippoff (Steve), 11 grandchildren (Rachel, Tim, Mike, Rebekah, Chris, Amanda, Joseph, Tiffanie, Ben, Mia & Max) and 9 great-grandchildren (Alex, Riley, Isabelle, Ashton, Bryson, Sierra, Hudson, Cece & Delilah). He is preceded in death by his wife Meredith Ohliger and son JoeIII. Joe was born on Nov. 18, 1925 in Alameda, CA to Joseph Bryson Ohliger Sr. and Elvina Arnold Rosson. He attended Alameda HS before joining the Army, serving in the Philippines. He married Meredith, his high school sweetheart in 1947.
The couple welcomed 5 children into their home. Joe was an avid bowler, woodworker, traveler, and long-standing member of the SIR and Elks organizations. Joe was a generous individual who loved his family.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00p.m. on Saturday, May 18th at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA with a reception to follow. Family and friends are welcome to attend and celebrate Joe's life.
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Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Ohliger family.