In Memory

David Marion Ohrt

Victoria - David Marion Ohrt, 70, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at home after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was surrounded by his family in prayer when God called him home.  He was born in Victoria to the late Marion and Burnette Scherer Ohrt.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Janice Doehrman of Meyersville, daughter of Floyd and Doris Doehrman; two sisters: Sandra Hester of Victoria and Judy Sinast of Yorktown; sons Garrett and wife Julie, and Clay and wife Wendy; and daughter Sally Leinen and husband, Robert, all of Victoria.  He was proudly called "Pa" by his eight grandchildren; Cole, Kade and Colton Ohrt, Kyler and Natalie Ohrt, and Darcy, David James, and Deana Leinen.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Linda Emily Ohrt; infant son, James Damian; and many of his old cattle working buddies, good horses, and well trained cow dogs.

David, a lifetime self-employed rancer, was an active member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Meyersville where he served on the chruch council as Eucharistic minister and an usher.  He was Deputy Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council # 13010.  He served on the Victoria County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.  He was proud to have served his country in the Texas National Guard.

Visitation held from 5 PM to 7 PM, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at Rosewood Funeral Chapel, with rosary to be recited at 7 PM.  Visitation will resume at the conculsion of the rosary.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St's Peter and Paul Catholic church in Meyersville, at 3 PM on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 with burial to follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Building Fund, Love Life or Hospice of South Texas. 

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Entered by Joye Oliver Tripson: November 5, 2011: Victoria Advocate Obituary