Elmer died Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at his home due to complications of cancer.
Elmer Bohl was born September 21, 1930 the son of Arthur and Gertrude Bohl in Madison, South Dakota where he was raised and educated. Upon graduating he entered the Air Force, serving in the Special Services in Korea. After his honorable discharge he returned to Madison where he farmed until 1982. He came to Gillette in 1982 where he worked in the concrete construction industry. In 1985 he began work as a security guard until his retirement in 1992.
Elmer loved to watch things grow and take care of his llamas and goats. He was an expert hunter and fisherman. His favorite time was each Memorial Day weekend when the whole family would go camping and fishing. Elmer was an excellent wood craftsman and created beautiful wood art. Although hard of hearing, he made everyone he met feel welcomed and loved.
Elmer is survived by his wife, Carol; one son, Bart Bohl of Casper, Wyoming; two daughters; Shaunda Bohl and Tammy Bohl, both of Gillette; and one sister, Betty Crusan of Wisconsin and 8 grandchildren.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents and two sons; Jeff Bohl and Bret Bohl.