Robert D. Mohr
BOONE, Iowa--Robert Dean Mohr, 84, of Boone, and formerly of Oakland, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Westhaven Community in Boone.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 735 North Highway Street, Oakland, Iowa 51560. Pastor John Rutz will officiate. Burial will take place in the Oaklawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the Zion Lutheran Church, 319 West Elm Street, Ogden, Iowa 50212, and again Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. December 19, 2012, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oakland. Carson - Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.
Robert was born on December 2, 1928, in Manning, the son of George and Christina Sonksen Mohr. He graduated with the Manning High School class of 1947.
Bob served his country in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany for 14 months.
On August 16, 1953, Bob was united in marriage to Myra Schroeder at the Manning Lutheran Church. To this union six children were born: Randal, Ricky, Monica, Mark, Robin, and Marcy.
Bob worked briefly at the hatchery in Manning before managing grain elevators in the communities of Audubon, Manning, Grand Junction, and Oakland. He later became part owner of Walt's Tire & Muffler in Oakland until selling out and going to work at Fullerton Lumber in Oakland until retiring.
Bob also owned and operated Mohr's Barbeque and Catering. Myra passed away on October 3, 1996.
In 2004, Bob married Claudia Anderson in Council Bluffs. The couple made their home in Boone.
Bob was a current member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden, and a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oakland, where he supported Mission groups. He was a member of the V.F.W.
Survivors include his wife, Claudia Mohr of Boone; six children, Randal Mohr and wife, April, of Oakland, Rick Mohr of Oakland, Monica Rankin of Muscatine, Mark Mohr and wife, Kim, of Oskaloosa, Robin Mohr and wife, April, of Council Bluffs, and Marcy Lewis and husband, Brian, of Council Bluffs; two step-children, Jeanne Bridgewater and Tom Schirmer, of Ankeny, and Duane Spindler of Spearfish, South Dakota; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; three brothers, Franklin Mohr and wife, Arlene, of Manning, Russell Mohr of Manning, and Allen Mohr of Arcadia, Wisconsin; two sisters, Louise Mischler of Sacramento, California, and Sandra Holtz and husband, John, of Lodi, California; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; and a granddaughter, Kali Ann Mohr.