Noah Alfred Ohrt, age 17 of Gladbrook, Iowa, entered his heavenly home with the angels on March 8, 2014, following a courageous, two year fight with Ewings Sarcoma. Noah passed away with his loving family and girlfriend, Kyleah Dugan, by his side.
Noah was born January 16, 1997 in Marshalltown, Iowa. He was a junior at Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School in Reinbeck, Iowa. While in high school he participated in football, basketball and baseball; he was also an honors student.
Noah loved the outdoors; he enjoyed dirt biking, snowmobiling, fishing, and sitting around the campfire with his friends. He was active in the Gladbrook Gals & Guys 4-H Club, Junior Bowling League and was a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Noah loved football and the Iowa Hawkeyes. He could make anyone laugh and was an inspiration to all who knew him.
Funeral services were held at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School Gymnasium in Reinbeck, Iowa on March 13, 2014, at 1:30 PM. Pastor Robert Doner of Peace United Church of Christ officiated. Visitation was held at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook on March 12, 2014, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
Noah is survived by his parents, Ed and Kathy Ohrt of Gladbrook; sister, Kayla Ohrt (Eric Berkson) of Des Moines; brother, Zach Ohrt (Brittany Frye) of Gladbrook and their daughter Maleaha Ohrt; grandmother, Karen Ohrt (Leo Schwaller) of Gladbrook; girlfriend, Kyleah Dugan of Gladbrook. Aunts and uncles include: Ellyn (Mike) McDonald of Oklahoma; Deena (Mike) Ryan of New Hampshire; Alan (Bev) Timm of Tama; Dave (Joleen) Timm of Tama; Janice (Randy) Huff of Tama; Chris Timm and his son David Ferguson of Colo; and 23 loving cousins.
Noah was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Alfred and Gertrude Timm of Tama; paternal grandfather, Curtis Ohrt of Gladbrook; aunt Cindy Kaloupek of Grinnell; and aunt Judith Timm of Tama.