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BAHNSEN, Jerome C. "Lefty" c1935-2002

BAHNSEN, ZEIDLER

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 7/31/2011 at 13:16:08

JEROME C. BAHNSEN

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NASHUA - Jerome "Lefty" C. Bahnsen, 67, of Nashua, died Saturday (Nov. 9, 2002) at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Rockford, with the Rev. Patricia Shaw officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Rockford with military rites conducted by the Walker-Graper Post #338.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fullerton Schumburg Funeral Home, 302 W. Main St. in Rockford. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to direct memorials to the Lefty Bahnsen Memorial Fund.

Fullerton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, (641) 423-8676.

[ Mason City Globe Gazette, Nov. 12, 2002 ]
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JEROME 'LEFTY' C. BAHNSEN

NASHUA - Jerome "Lefty" C. Bahnsen, 67, of Nashua, died Saturday (Nov. 9, 2002) at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Rockford, with the Rev. Patricia Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Rockford with military rites conducted by the Walker-Graper Post #338.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the Fullerton Schumburg Funeral Home, 302 W. Main St. in Rockford. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to direct memorials to the Lefty Bahnsen Memorial Fund.

Jerome was born June 16, 1935, the son of Carl and Vera (Zeidler) Bahnsen in Lamont, Iowa. Following his graduation from Rockford High School Lefty joined the United States Navy. Lefty served his country from February of 1957 until his honorable discharge in January of 1961. He later went to work at White Farm Machinery in Charles City, before going to work for Carlson Construction.

Lefty was a regular handyman who enjoyed fixing and tinkering on a little bit of everything. He could usually fix it if it was broken. He loved to be outdoors, in his younger days he enjoyed hunting. Lefty took pride in the ability to tell a good joke and was always ready to hear a new one.

Those thankful for having shared in Jerome's life include his three children, Brenda Kehne and her husband, Kevin, of Apache Junction, Ariz., Brian Bahnsen, of Tucson, Ariz., and Todd Bahnsen and his wife, Sheryl, of Mesa, Ariz.; one brother, James Bahnsen and his wife, Marjorie, of Mason City; six grandchildren, Christopher, Heather, Amanda and Sciera Kehne, Nicholas and Stanley Bahnsen; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ralph Bahnsen; one brother-in-law, Pat Kuhlemeier; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bahnsen was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn; one sister, Patricia Kuhlemeier; and two brothers, Richard Dale and Ralph Bahnsen.

Fullerton Funeral Home and Cremation Services (641) 756-3311.

[ Globe Gazette, Nov. 13, 2002 ]


 

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