Theodor ‘Theo’ Wilhelm Ehrenberg, 92

Print Article

Theodor “Theo” Wilhelm Ehrenberg, 92, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Beehive Homes in Columbia Falls.

Theo was the fifth of 13 children, born on Feb. 2, 1926, to Franz and Anna Ehrenberg in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Theo said of his childhood he was always hungry; his mother could make soup out of anything, and someone was always crying.

After the war, he moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to start a new life with his wife, Gerda, and son Ted. He worked his way up to be a buyer at Gimbel’s and they had a home in Penn Hills. He saved well and eventually bought a small piece of land on the Allegheny River, where he often took his son fishing.

Later, Theo and his wife moved to Green Valley, Arizona. He was an avid gardener, walked twice a day, and swam laps three times a week. When his wife grew ill with Alzheimer’s he cared for her as long as he could.

Theo was very devoted to his family and loved ones and will be sorely missed.

Theo is survived by his daughter-in-law Joan, his granddaughter Katelyn in Whitefish, and his two sisters Maria and Christa, and many cousins, nieces and nephews in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Theo was preceded in death by his wife Gerda, his son Ted, his parents Franz and Anna, his brothers, Frans, Alfons, Heinz, August, Hans and Siegfried, and his sisters, Erni, Thresi, Else and Regina.

His memorial service is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church at 2048 Conn Road, Columbia Falls.

Print Article

Read More Obituaries

Selma Wiedmeier, 88

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Selma Wiedmeier, 88 years old, passed on March 11, 2019, at her home in Ava, Missouri, with her loving family by her side. Selma was born March 11, 1931, in Tremonton, Utah, to Erick August and Mari...

Comments

Read More

Andrew Joel ‘AJ’ Tressel, 34

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Andrew Joel “AJ” Tressel, 34, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019, at his home in Cut Bank. He was born on April 27, 1984, in Kalispell, and was raised primarily in Lakeside until the family move...

Comments

Read More

LaVerne (Bruyer) Fredenberg, 85

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake LaVerne E. Bruyer was born April 4, 1933, in her grandmother Bauer’s house on Whitefish Stage. She was the oldest child of Ben Bruyer and Erma (Bauer) Bruyer, both of whom were born in the Flathead t...

Comments

Read More

RoseMarie Iverson, 87

March 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake RoseMarie Iverson, 87 years young, passed away on March 15, 2019, at inpatient hospice at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She went to the arms of her dear savior, Jesus Christ. She was born to Ra...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 755-7000
727 East Idaho
Kalispell, MT 59901

©2019 Daily Inter Lake Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X