Obituary: Temple F. Ohl, 92, Metamora

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Temple F. Ohl, 92, of Metamora and formerly of Peoria, died at 10:09 AM Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Snyder Village of Metamora.

Born on Aug. 11, 1920, in Peoria to David and Mary Theinert Ohl, he married Bette R. Patton on Dec. 27, 1941, in Palmyra, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Temple “Rusty” Ohl of Peoria and Richard (Joanne) Ohl of Peoria; four grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and a sister, Vera Van Valey of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, Harry, David and Loyal Ohl and Laverne Loveless.

He founded Ohlly’s Radiator Service in Peoria in 1957.

He was a member of Peoria Skeet and Trap Club for over 50 years, winning several trophies and championships for his trap shooting. He also was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a member of the Masons, Scottish Rites, Loyal Order of the Moose and Shriners for over 50 years.

He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 2 for 25 years.

Temple served 3-and-a-half years in the United States Army Air Force during WWII.

A private family visitation has taken place and cremation rites will be accorded. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Snyder Village of Metamora or Methodist Hospice.

Temple’s memorial website is available at where online condolences may be left for the family.