Dr. Gerald W. Ohman


(May 19, 2007)

Long-time Lovell area chiropractor, Dr. Gerald W. Ohman, died Saturday, May 19 at the North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell. He was 72.

He was born March 15, 1935, in Bertha, Minn., to Lloyd and Mildred Ohman of Deer Creek, Minn.

He was raised in Deer Creek and attended schools there, after which he served his country in the U.S. Army. He married his life-long sweetheart, Marcell Buising, on July 29, 1954, in Deer Creek.

He graduated from the University of Natural Healing Arts in Denver in 1959. He practiced chiropractic until his retirement in 2005.

He was a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Lovell. He treasured the time he spent hunting, fishing and camping with his family. Gerry was an avid sports fan, supporting the youth of the community by attending as many games as possible. His real joy in life was caring for his patients.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Marcella; sons Kent (Jeanette) of Lovell, Brent (Cindy) of Greybull, Todd (Allison) of Billings, Mont., and Reed (Minda) of Lovell; his brother, Ronald (Marlys) Ohman of Powell; and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Lovell Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell.