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Doris Jahr

August 13, 1925 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 96)

Obituary

Doris Jahr, age 96, of Woodville, formerly Spring Valley, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Park View Home, Woodville.

Visitation will be on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 9-11 a.m. at Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley.

A graveside service will be held on Friday at 11:30, following the visitation, at Rush River Lutheran Cemetery, rural River Falls.

   Doris was born August 13, 1925 to Ole and Inga (Julson) Halvorson in Gilman Township, Pierce County, Wisconsin.

   Doris Grew up in Gilman Township and lived in Spring Valley most of her life. She attended Spring Valley Schools, graduating with the Class of 1943.  On June 1, 1945 Doris was married to Curtis Jahr at the Gilman Lutheran Church Parsonage in Spring Valley.  They were blessed with three children: Dennis, LeAnn and Susan

   Doris worked numerous jobs in Spring Valley.  She had worked for Hanson’ Bakery, Spring Valley Hatchery, Duffy’s Cleaners, and Clifford Arneson’s grocery store.  She finished her working years as a C.N.A. at the Spring Valley Nursing Home.

   Curt and Doris loved to travel and go camping.  She was a member of the Spring Valley American Legion Auxiliary Unit 227, the Eastern Star and was active in the Rush River Ladies Aid. She also loved to read, embroider, play cribbage, and spend time with her family.

   Preceding her in death were her parents; son Dennis; infant granddaughter; infant sister Lila; brother Corvin Halvorson and his wife Evelyn; and sister Nora Carns and her husband Sam.

   Survivors include her daughters: LeAnn (Dick) Rademaker of Woodville; and Susan (Art) Docter of Brighton, Colorado; 4 grandchildren: Joy Million; Scott (Nicole) Rademaker; Mark (Aelis) Lofgren; and Bryce Docter; 8 great grandchildren: Danika Million; Nolan and Mason Rademaker; Mia, Marcelo, Milena and Maddock Lofgren; and Alexis Docter, other relatives and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 15, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Keehr Funeral Home
S604 Plant Street PO Box 426
Spring Valley, WI 54767

Graveside Service
Friday
October 15, 2021

11:30 AM
Rush River Lutheran Cemetery
N8623 Co Rd Y
River Falls, WI 54022

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