Orville Dale Bahr, 73, of Swisher, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held May 14 at Clover Ridge United Methodist Church, Walford, with the Rev. Mike Townsley officiating. Burial was in Hala Cemetery, rural Walford, with military honors.
A memorial fund has been established.
Orville is survived by his wife, Grace “Pat”; two sons, Ricky (Karen) Bahr of Marengo and Kevin (Sherri Gillick) Bahr of Swisher; a daughter, Vicki Bahr of Swisher; a daughter-in-law, Michelle Bahr of Swisher; six grandchildren, Kenneth (April DeFauw) Bahr of Cedar Rapids, Andrew (Brandi) Bahr of Cedar Rapids, Christian Bahr, Isaac Bahr and Gracie Lynn Bahr, all of Swisher, and Stephanie Gillick of Belle Plaine; and a great-grandchild, Sophia Bahr of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Irene Kopf Bahr; and a son, Randy, in 2012.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.klosterfuneralhome.com .