Lohman, Urban Aloysius

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December 7, 1926 - August 1, 2019

Lohman, Urban Aloysius

Urban Aloysius Lohman, 92, of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed away quietly on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

Urban was the seventh of nine children in a large Catholic farming family in West Point, Iowa. He was born December 7, 1926, the son of Barney and Margaret Lohman. He is survived by two sisters, Monica Mathena, Mary Catherine Scolera, two daughters, Sue (Paul) Herrera, Linda (David) Reed, and two sons, Jim Lohman and Mike (Merrie) Hoskins, two grandsons, and one granddaughter, and numerous nieces and nephews. In his immediate family, he was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers and sisters.

After meeting at a roller skating rink in West Point, Iowa, Urban married Marilyn Rose Hunt of Fort Madison, Iowa in 1949. They had three children and lived in West Point, Van Horne, Iowa, and Bettendorf, Iowa.  In 1965 he moved to Farmers Branch, Texas, and married Janice L.  Hoskins, who passed in 2013.

In Farmers Branch, Urban managed Elm Fork Public Shooting Center from 1965 through 1980. He was then employed as a sales representative for Tex-Products Sporting Goods until retirement.

He is remembered for his unique ability to tell a good story and was an excellent euchre player. He enjoyed the company of a close-knit neighborhood community and will be dearly missed by family and friends all over the country.

There will be a visitation from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday, August 5, 2019 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch Texas.  A service will follow at 12:30 pm and burial will be at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas at 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Schools Elementary Project, P.O. Box 66, West Point, Iowa  52655.

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Dorothy Lohman

August 09, 2019 4:17PM

It is difficult to summarize all the things Urban brought to our lives! The fun, the wit, the caring! I will always smile when thinking of him!


Rick Scolaro

August 07, 2019 10:46AM

I am sorry for your loss. Urban was a great person,and i am glad he was my Uncle. I will miss all the good times in West Point and the stories and card games he organized. RIPM Uncle Urban. Thanks for being a great brother to Mom.

Rick Scolaro & Mary Catherine


Amie Goins

August 05, 2019 5:37PM

My father and Urb and George were quite the trio of the neighborhood. Urb visited me several times with my father and I was always so greatful that they had each other as friends. When I would visit my dad Urb was always cooking up something and coming over to tell us stories of what he had shot recently. I am so blessed that my father had such a great and dear friend. Prayers to your family. Amie, daughter of Kenneth Goins


Melvin Sanders

August 05, 2019 8:03AM

I am sorry to hear of Urban’s passing. I enjoyed playing Euchre with him and talking with him.