Rush Funeral Home: Obituaries

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James Harvey Ochsenfeld
(June 21, 1932 - August 22, 2013)

Memorial services for Mr. James H. Ochsenfeld will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pineville, Louisiana with Reverend Steve Soares officiating, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Pineville, Louisiana.

Mr. Ochsenfeld, age 81, of Pineville, entered eternal rest on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at his residence.

He was a native of Montana. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was retired from the Social Security Administration after 28 years of service. After retirement his proudest achievement was serving as President for the Literacy Council of Hot Springs, Arkansas. He will always be remembered for his compassion and generosity and his ability to make everyone he met, feel special.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Clara Ochsenfeld; one brother, Jack Ochsenfeld; one sister Lorraine Tegeler.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose Mary Ochsenfeld of Pineville; one son, John Ochsenfeld (James) of Oakland, California; three daughters, Bonnie Whatley (Greg) of Baton Rouge, Donna Willis (Jed) of Alexandria, Kathryn Ortiz (Martin) of Flower Mound, Texas; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Ochsenfeld Family by visiting www.rushfh.com.