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Edwin R. Mohrmann

Edwin R. Mohrmann
  • December 13, 1922 - February 11, 2017
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    405 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“Jeanne and I wanted to extend our sympathies to the Mohrmann family. I will never forget the time when Uncle Edwin and Phyllis stopped by my house in...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Phyllis, I just found out today that your beloved husband has left his earthly home. I want to send my condolences to you and your family. Even...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Watts - Powder Springs, GA

“Phyllis, I'm so sorry to learn of Ed's passing. You will continue to be in my prayers in the weeks and months ahead. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Patsy Singleton - Hanahan, SC

“Sorry to hear about Ed. We are sending prayers for comfort & strength. We will miss his smiles & zest for life. We will miss his company around the...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Valerie McCants - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Phyllis and family, we share your loss and keep you in our hearts and prayers. Louis & Laurie Steinke "Now is your time of grief, but I will...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Pastor Ray and Ann, We are very sorry to hear about the passing of your father/father-in-law. Peace be with you and your family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Phil & Julianne Golden - NC

“I give thanks to God for the life, service and witness of Ed Mohrmann. My relationship with Ed began as we worked together for what is now Lutheran...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Rev Dr John Setzler - Greenwood, SC

“Mr. and Mrs. Mohrmann left a lasting legacy at the Coastal Retreat and we are grateful for their part of the history of SC Lutheran Retreat Centers. ...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dallas Shealy - Newberry, SC

“So sorry to hear of your father falling asleep in the Lord. To you and your family I would like you to find comfort in the words of St. John...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Elaine Mathewes - Tallahassee, FL

“Lynne and Family: My prayers and thoughts are with you as you close another chapter in your lives. Peace always - Ginny ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ginny Schroeder - Charleston, SC

“Lynne, So many great memories of growing up in St. Matthews with you and your sisters. Sorry to hear about your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Tillman - Charleston, SC

“Our family sends our deepest sympathies to all the Mohrmann family. You are in our prayers. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Marimac Teagle Montgomery - SC


Edwin R. Mohrmann, 94, of North Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Phyllis Newsom Metts Mohrmann, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 11, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 16, 2017, in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the Church Parish Auditorium. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Edwin was born December 13, 1922 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late H.F.W. Mohrmann, Sr. and Helen Martschink Mohrmann. He was a retired sales manager with Allstate Insurance. He was an active member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, where he served in numerous leadership positions at the congregational and synod level. He and his first wife Kathryn, were the first volunteer directors of the Lutheran Coastal Retreat Center on the Isle of Palms.

In addition, he served in leadership positions in the Jaycees, March of Dimes (co-founder of the local telethon), National Association for Mental Health (for which he served as vice president) at the local, state, and national levels. He served on the board of the Charleston Orphan Home, on the College of Charleston Alumni Association Board, and after his retirement chaired the Governor's State Health Coordinating Commission.

In addition to his wife, Phyllis, he is survived by three daughters: Lynne M. Bernthal (David) of Charleston, SC, Dr. Margaret E. Mohrmann (Deborah Healey) of Charlottesville, VA and Donna M. Hanna of Charlotte, NC; son, Rev. E. Ray Mohrmann, Jr. (Ann) of Lexington, SC; step-son, Leonard Keith Metts (Debbie) of North Charleston, SC; step-daughter, Kimberley McCants (Tom) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandson.

Edwin was predeceased by his first wife, Kathryn Wohlers Mohrmann; brother, Dr. H.F.W. Mohrmann, Jr.; sister, Marian Mohrmann Kearse; and grandson, Thomas J. King, III.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403.