George Jahr obituary

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Sunday, December 21, 1941
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George N. Jahr, son of Nels and Gena Jahr, was born December 21st 1883 at Mona, Iowa, and passed away at St. Olaf Hospital at Austin Minnesota, at 6:15 December 21st on the morning of his 57th birthday.

On January 29th, 1912 he was united in marriage to Emma Olson of Lyle, Minnesota. This union was blessed with eight children; one son Omar; having preceded him in death in 1928. He leaves besides his wife Orvis of Austin, Thelma (Mrs. Nockels) of Hampton, Iowa; Glaydon, Noren, Vernon Arthur and Ione at home and one grandson Richard Jahr.

He also leaves to mourn his loss besides his immediate family, three sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Guy Larson of Seattle, Wash; Mrs. Adolph Schulze of Grafton, Iowa; Mr. Lester Ross of Lamont, Iowa; Car Johnson of St. Ansgar, Iowa; and Adolph Jahr of Lyle; also a number of nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Mr. Jahr was a home loving man always thinking of his family. During the past year, he had not been in the best of health, and became steadily weaker. He was taken to St. Olaf hospital on December 19 where he was given the best of care but medical skill and tender care could not stop the messenger, death and on December 21st he quietly passed away, leaving only a memory of a kind hearted husband and dear father who will be sadly missed by family.

How hard it is to part on earth,
With those we love so dear.
The heart no greater trial knows,
No sorrow more severe.
What happy hours we once enjoyed
How sweet your memory still,
But you have left an aching void
This world can never fill.

Funeral services were held at Our Saviour's Lutheran church on Monday Dec. 23, at 2 P. M. Rev. Langehough officiating. Interment was made in the Pleasant Hill cemetery.


We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all friends and neighbors, and everyone who tried to make our burden lighter in the recent sorrow that has come into our family in the loss of a devoted husband and beloved father.

Sincerely do we wish to thank Rev. Langehough for his comforting message; the Dahl quartette for the beautiful songs, and all those who sent flowers and memorial wreaths.
Mrs. George Jahr,
and Family.