Clarence Lahr

Clarence Raymond Lahr

1924 - 2018

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Obituary of Clarence Lahr

PETERSBURG, IOWA

 

Clarence R. Lahr, 94, of Dyersville and formerly of Petersburg, died Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

 

Visitation will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5 pm.  Visitation will continue Tuesday from 9 – 10 am at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Petersburg with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Ralph Davis will officiate.

 

Clarence was born August 8, 1924, in Worthington, Iowa son of Nicholas and Mary (Krogman) Lahr.  He married Adella Willenbring on Sept. 25, 1951, in Petersburg.  Together they farmed for a time in the Worthington area until making their home in Petersburg where they continued to farm.  He had several other jobs including working at the Ertl Company for 10 years.  In 2006, they moved to the Ellen Kennedy Living Center in Dyersville. 

 

Survivors include his two daughters: Elaine (Lester) Stoffel of Morton, IL and Barb (John) Ronnau of Stilwell, KS; 9 grandchildren: Tammy (Adam) Gurewitz, Becky (Troy) McKnight, Tim Stoffel, Jesse Lahr, Justin (Rosanne) Lahr, Travis (Sidney) Lahr, Aaron (special friend Jenaya Hargrafen) Lahr, James (fiancé Adriane House) Ronnau and Shannon (Dustin) Smiers; 10 great grandchildren with another due in October; a sister, Mary Jane Felton of Cascade and Loras’ fiancé, Kate Jones of Princeville, IL.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Adella, a son, Loras “Butch” Lahr; brothers and sisters: John Lahr, Joe (Isabelle) Lahr, Al (Germaine) Lahr, Nick (Mary Jane) Lahr, Veronica (Henry) Russ, Margaret (John Russ and Tom) Oehler, Loretta Lahr, Rose (Wally) Nehl, Alvin “Bud” Lahr and Theresa (Jerry) Goedken;  brothers-in-law: Joe Felton, John (Hilda) Willenbring, Albert (Stacy) Willenbring and Lawrence “Sonny” (Verna) Willenbring; 5 sisters-in-law: Frances and Leona Willenbring, Rose (Anton) Mormann, Irene (Frank) Sassen and Tillie (Lawrence) Rolfes;  Parents-in-law, Louis and Anna Willenbring.

 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.

 

Monday
24
September

Public Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, September 24, 2018
Kramer Funeral Home - D
750 12th Ave. SW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
(563)875-7121
Tuesday
25
September

Visitation Prior to Mass

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Kramer Funeral Home - D
750 12th Ave. SW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
(563)875-7121
Tuesday
25
September

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg
1601 300th Ave
Petersburg, Iowa, United States
Tuesday
25
September

Committal Service and Burial

11:30 am - 11:59 am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Petersburg
3048 160th St
Petersburg, Iowa, United States