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Former LCMS, seminary President Ralph Bohlmann dies | LCMS News & Information: "
Former LCMS, seminary President Ralph Bohlmann dies
July 25, 2016 in REPORTER, TOP STORY 0
The Rev. Dr. Ralph Bohlmann, who served four terms (1981-92) as president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and was named as the church body’s first president emeritus, died July 24 in St. Louis. He was 84.
A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, in The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, with a reception to follow. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. that day in the chapel.
At the request of Bohlmann’s family, clergy in attendance will not vest or process at the service.
Bohlmann was president of Concordia Seminary from 1975 to 1981. He joined the seminary faculty as a professor of systematic theology in 1960, and continued to teach there until his election as LCMS president."
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