Doris O. Callahan (nee Ohmer)
1926 – 2020
Age 94, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in St. Louis, Mo.
Born June 3, 1926 to Charles F. Ohmer and Emma Ohmer (nee Blanckaert). Doris was married for 58 years to George G. Callahan who preceded her in death.
Doris and George were lifelong members of Our Lady of Sorrows parish, class of 1939. Doris volunteered in numerous parish activities including George’s Dogs at the parish picnic, the Woman’s Guild, fish frys, and the over 50 club. She was also involved in both the Boy & Girl Scouts, the Southside Lionettes Club, and the Police Community Relations Committee. Doris graduated from St. Elizabeth High School and Miss Hickey’s Business School. Doris served many years as an election judge and worked for more than 30 years as a saleswoman in the Famous Barr-Southtown and Macy’s-Galleria china departments.
She is the beloved mother to Richard (Mary), Peggy, Daniel (Molly), Douglas (Sue), and Pamela (Debi). Sister to Charles Ohmer (Marcie, deceased). Beloved mother-in-law to Ceil; proud grandmother to Maureen (Matt) Gibel, Jerry (Erin), Mary Kay (Frank) Parini, Timothy (Dawn), Michael, Erin (Jeremy) Reichardt, Daniel II (Brandi), Caitlin (Jason) Gondek, Kevin, Peter (Kristin), Sean, Megan (Collin) Fisher and great grandmother to 18. She was also a sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend to many.
Visitation will be January 8 from 10:30 – 11:30 prior to 11:30 am mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 5020 Rhodes Ave., St. Louis, Mo
Private burial at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church or a charity of your choice.
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