Alan John Lohmann was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 16th 1940. He was the only child of William and Doris Lohmann. When Alan was 8 years old he moved with his parents to New Jersey. In his high school years, they moved to Centerville, Indiana where he graduated from high school in 1958. He had a passion for science, math, and art. After his first year of college pursuing a degree in nuclear physics, he decided to change his career path to one that better suited him and he graduated from The Art Institute of Chicago in 1964 with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Alan then went on to serve in the US Navy during the Vietnam war from 1965 to 1969. His military service was on an aircraft carrier as a photographer on the Mediterranean Sea. After leaving the Navy, he worked in Chicago as a professional photographer. He moved to New Mexico after an art-colleague and friend invited him to visit. He fell in love with the big skies, colors of the desert, and the deep purple shadows. Over his lifetime, Alan produced many pieces of fine art. In 1971, he met the girl that would become his wife. 1973, Alan married Mikki and they began their life together. They had 3 children, Aaron, Jolie, and Alana over the span of 9 years. Alan was a kind, supportive, and fun husband and father. He took many fishing and camping trips with his family, teaching his children about the beauty of nature and the art that lies within. He retired from the city of Albuquerque as an accountant in 2006 and spent his retirement doing the things he loved most. Alan was an avid golfer and could be found on the golf course at least weekly with his kids and close friends. Many days were spent with his grandchildren chipping golf balls on the front lawn. In 2015, Alan was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and was cared for by his loving wife at home. His life ended peacefully and comfortably on June 22nd 2023, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mikki; Son, Aaron Lohmann; Daughters Jolie Lohmann and Alana Lohmann. Alan had 5 beautiful grandchildren. His peaceful and kind nature will not be forgotten.
There will be a memorial talk for Alan held on Saturday, July 8th at 2:30 pm at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses located at 2605 Foothill Dr. SW Albuquerque, NM 87105.
Daniels Family Funeral Services
3113 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110