Richard ‘Dick’ L. Oehme, 67, WHS grad, Oehme Bakery retiree, enjoyed golf, archeologic digs

By on November 8, 2017

Richard “Dick” L. Oehme, 67, of Lititz, left his earthly home and entered the peaceful arms of his Heavenly Father on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

He was born in Lancaster to the late J. Herbert and Adriana (Baldiserri) Oehme, and was the husband of Cathleen A. (Zimmerman) Oehme, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage.

He was a member of Grace Church, Lititz.

Dick was an assistant production manager for Oehme Bakery before retiring in 1999. He graduated from Warwick High School, Class of 1968, and Millersville University. He enjoyed volunteering for Associates for Biblical Research and went to Israel on many archeological digs. He loved the game of golf, and also spending time with his grandchildren

In addition to his wife, Dick is survived by four children: Gregory R. Oehme of Philadelphia; Jennifer Oehme, wife of Chad Knepper of Lancaster; Jessica C. Oehme of Lancaster; Jerilyn C. Oehme of Lititz; four grandchildren: Luke, Liam, Levi, and Vivienne; a brother: William, husband of Barbara Oehme of Lititz; and a sister: Anne Swan of Key West, Fla.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m., followed by a visitation at the Grace Church, 501 W. Lincoln Ave, Lititz, with Pastor William Willard officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Dick’s memory may be made to Associates for Biblical Research, 650 Main St., Akron, PA 17501; and we invite you to come to Gifts That Give Hope on Dec. 9, at 10 a.m., to 4 p.m., at the Farm and Home Center.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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