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“Dad, I remember the times kicking the football around, going fishing, staying up late, watching the Three Stooges... Those were the best times I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: JAMES EHMAN - Mechanicville, NY

“Dorothy and family: I lived by you on Richards Dr. and you watched my kids after school, Erin and Nicole. My last name at that time was Kinkead. I...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Vickie Chlebos - Newport, MI

“I grew up with John all through grade and high school and we were good friends in Monroe High. I remember he drove a small convertible then which...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Gert parlette - Monroe, MI

“John was a very close friend of mine and my family. He was a member of Victory Temple Church of God from the time we came as Pastor to Monroe, in...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Alfred Whittaker - Monroe, MI

“Mr. Ehman is the father of my old friend Jamie. I have many memories of playing music in Mr. Ehman's basement and hearing Mr. Ehman yell "Go cat go!...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Russ Watrous - Las Vegas, NV

“Sending condolences to your family in this time of sorrow. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Robin Jenkins - Monroe, MI

Beloved father, John G. Ehman
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Ehman

“My deepest condolences to the Ehman family.He was always kind to me when I saw him. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Erin Boyer - Monroe, MI

“Thank you dad for raising me the way you did. I really appreciated all the years we spent together. I will miss you so much. All the fun and crazy...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Ehman - Monroe, MI - Son

“I love and miss you so much, dad. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Ehman - Monroe, MI


John Ehman, age 83 of Monroe, passed away September 19, 2018 at the ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital. Born on February 14, 1935 in Morning Sun, Iowa, John was the son of George and Helena (nee: Bunge) Ehman.
John graduated from Monroe High School and proudly served his Country in the United States Navy; he obtained his degree in Business Administration from the Michigan State University. On September 29, 1962 he married Dorothy McBee at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Monroe and together they shared 55 years of marriage.
John leaves to cherish his memory his wife Dorothy; his sons Mark of Monroe and James (Kerstin) of New York; his daughter Jennifer Ehman of Monroe; his grandchildren Lisa, Elsa, Lena, Emily, Carley and Brook and his sisters Martha Potter of Saline and Esther Ehman of Monroe. Sadly he was preceded in death by his son Timothy; his parents; two brothers David and Lewis and two sisters Hildegarde and Erna.
Throughout his life John worked for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the Monroe Police Department and he retired from General Motors Fisher Body in Tecumseh after 23 years of service.
John cherished his family and loved attending sporting events with his children and grandchildren; he loved watching sports especially Michigan State University and the Detroit Red Wings and he enjoyed traveling. John was a spiritual man who prayed every day, read the Bible with his grandchildren and was a long-time member of the Church of God.
In accordance with John's wishes, cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of The Allore Chapel of The Martenson Family of Funeral Homes.