Keith Lloyd Bahr
August 31, 1938 ~ March 1, 2012
Visitation will be Sunday, March 4, 2012 from 2:30 to 4:30pm and one hour prior to service, at Hilltop UMC in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Monday, March 5, at Hilltop UMC, with Pastor Brook McBride officiating. Burial will be at Center Creek Cemetery, rural Granada, MN. Friends and family are invited to join the family at Winnebago United Methodist Church following the committal.
Keith Lloyd Bahr was born August 31, 1938, to Lloyd and Freda (Logan) Bahr on the family farm in rural Granada. He attended school in Huntley through the eighth grade. He quite school to take over the family’s dairy operation and to work on the farm. This was the beginning of a long career that demonstrated his hard working ethics that involved custom farming of grain, swathing and baling and dairy cattle. He also had a tremendous love for animals that included cattle, horses and his dogs.
Keith married Sharon Speed on July 10, 1959 at the Winnebago United Methodist Church. The couple was blessed with four children.
Besides hard work, Keith will be remembered for his love of hunting anything; especially deer.
Sadly, in December, Keith suffered a major disabling stroke. On Thursday, March 01, 2012, Keith, 73, died at Southridge Care Center, in Sioux Falls, SD.
Keith is survived his wife, Sharon, of Valley Springs, SD; one daughter, Becky (Mike) Tonne, Granada, MN; two sons, Steve, of Marlow, OK and Jim (Nancy) of Brandon, SD; seven grandchildren, one brother Kenneth (Sandi) Bahr, Pequot Lakes, MN and one sister, Karen (James) Kortuem, Rapidan, MN.
Keith was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Timothy Bahr.