Florence Marie Bahr, age 94, of St. Francis passed away June 2, 2008 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 6th at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis with Pastor John Maxfield officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 5th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the funeral on Friday at the church. Interment will be in Oakview Cemetery.
Florence Marie Bahr was born April 22, 1914 in Spencer Brook Township, Isanti County, to Richard and Martha Daudt. She was raised in Spencer Brook and attended Chapman Scholl #37. On October 26, 1938 she married Walter Bahr at Zion Lutheran Church in Crown. In 1946 they purchased a farm in Stanford Township where she continued to live until her death. Florence worked at Cornelius in Anoka for 15 years. She was a hard working farm wife and helped on the farm, raised pigs, helped many families when their children were born and she wallpapered for many families as well. Florence also enjoyed gardening, sewing, canning and baking.
Florence passed away at her home on June 2, 2008 at the age of 94 years, 1 month and 10 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter in 2006; 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
She is survived by 2 sons, Arlin Bahr of St. Francis, Norman (Deanna) Bahr of Isanti; 1 daughter, Marilyn (Art) Irwin of St. Francis; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and by many other relatives and friends.