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STOEHR, Kenneth 1931-1987


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2019 at 18:37:06

Rites Held For Kenneth Stoehr

Kenneth M. Stoehr of RR1, Gladbrook, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 7, at his farm home from a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at the Salem Church of Lincoln on Saturday, May 9, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Rick Myers officiated.

Wayne Chamberlain sang "How Great Thou Art" and "Jesus Savior, Pilot Me." He was accompanied by Mrs. S. E. Skare, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Jack Ramsey, Roland Sharp, Sam Martens, Gary Stoehr, Jr., William Tessau, Jr., and Dale Larson.

The ushers were Rhea Carsted, Elmer Bern, and Bill Schadt. Mrs. Roland Sharp and Mrs. Dale Larson were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center.

Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.

Mr. Stoehr was born on May 21, 1931, at Marshalltown, the son of William and Esther Primus Stoehr. He attained the age of 55 years, 11 months, and 16 days.

He grew up on the family farm near Wellsburg. He attended country school and graduated from the Wellsburg High School in 1949. He worked in the Wellsburg area for several years.

On September 3, 1952, he entered the Army and served during the Korean Conflict and served until September 2, 1954.

On August 17, 1957, he was united in marriage to Sally Ames. They were later divorced in 1975. He had farmed in the Lincoln area since 1958.

He was a member of the Salem Church of Lincoln, the Lincoln Amvet Post #10, and the Gladbrook American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant brother.

He is survived by three sons, Jeffrey A. Stoehr of rural Beaman, Stacy S. Stoehr of Fort Dodge, and Kelcey S. W. Stoehr of Waterloo; three grandchildren; and one brother, Gary Stoehr of Grundy Center.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 May 1987, pg 3


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