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Leonard Waldimar Ohlsson

March 10, 1929 — January 8, 2023

Leonard Waldimar Ohlsson, 93, of Cleveland, TN passed away on January 8, 2023. He was born on March 10, 1929 to the late Einor and Julia Ohlsson. Leonard was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean War. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from The University of Minnesota and retired after 40 years from Whirlpool Corporation as a Director of Quality. Leonard’s love for travel took him to all 50 states and he has a host of photographs from these trips. He was always willing and able to help with home improvement projects for friends and family. Leonard was very active in church as a deacon, usher, and made weekly visits to local nursing homes. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 65 years, Joan Ohlsson; daughter Cynthia Forsgren (Larry); two sons Scott Ohlsson (Annie) and James Ohlsson (Kelly); sister June Fiege; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Leonard will be laid to rest with a graveside service at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 12:30pm on Friday January 13th with full military honors.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Leonard or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at

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Friday, January 13, 2023

Starts at 12:30pm (Central time)

Chattanooga National Cemetery

1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404

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