Obit: Baehr, Robert (1905 – 1969)


Surnames: Baehr, Lemke, Booth, Schraff, Brown, Phelps

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 25 Sep 1969

Baehr, Robert (3 OCT 1905 – 15 SEP 1969)

Funeral services for Robert Baehr, 63, a former resident of the town of Mayville (Clark Co., Wis..), were held Friday, September 19, 1969 at Hope Lutheran Church in Chicago. The Rev. Victor Lemke officiated at the rites, and burial was made at Fairmont Cemetery, Chicago.

Mr. Baehr died Monday, September 15, 1969 in Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago of complications following the heart surgery he had undergone five weeks previously.

He was born October 3, 1905 in the town of Mayville, where he also received his education. He was married in August 1936, at Chicago, to Pauline Schraff. He was employed at International Harvester Company for 33 years, until 1967, when he retired due to ill health.

Mr. Baehr was a veteran of World War II, having served two years overseas in the European theater of operations.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Beverly) Booth; four sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Amanda) Brown of Cudahy, Mrs. George (Frieda) Phelps of Marinette, and Misses Leona and Clara Baehr, both of Milwaukee, and two brothers, William of Manhattan, Kansas, and Arthur of the town of Mayville.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.



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