Herman "Hank" Conrad Ahrens Jr.

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RET. COL. HERMAN "HANK" CONRAD AHRENS JR., 89 of North Little Rock, died Friday, July 11, 2014. Hank was born Aug. 5, 1924 in Shovel Mountain, Texas to the late Herman Conrad Ahrens Sr. and Elsa (Broadbeck) Ahrens. He is also preceded in death by a son, Mark Conrad Ahrens; and a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Baker. Hank retired as a Colonel after serving 31 years in the US Air Force. He served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a graduate of the University of Texas. After retirement, he returned to the family ranch. He is survived by wife, Louise (Averill) Ahrens of NLR; daughter, Madelyn Ahrens of Kingsville, Texas; niece, Erin Stallard of Jacksonville; and several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral service with full military honors will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 W. Maryland Ave., NLR.

Published July 13, 2014

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