Robert “Bob” Jerome Loehrer

June 28, 1945 ~ April 6, 2019


Robert “Bob” Jerome Loehrer, 73, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Jenkins Living Center in Watertown, SD.

Funeral services will be 2:00pm, Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Milbank, SD.

Bob was born June 28, 1945, in Milbank, SD to Ambrose and Sarah (Linn) Loehrer. He attended school in Revillo, SD. After school, he moved to Minneapolis, MN, to attend auto mechanic school and enjoyed cruising University Avenue in his 1967 Fastback Mustang.

In 1968, he moved back to Milbank where he started working at the SA gas station and later as an auto mechanic for Willy Giessinger at Wild Willy’s American Motors dealership. In 1979, Bob, with his family, moved back to the family farm in Grant County to pursue farming.

Bob had a passion for cars, fishing, and the Minnesota Vikings. He was known for his sense of humor, practical jokes, and his kind, compassionate spirit.

He is survived by his three children, Monique Loehrer Springer, Nashville, TN, Chad Loehrer, Sioux Falls and Heather Loehrer Smith, Minneapolis, MN; two grandchildren, Jake Loehrer and Griffin Smith; and five siblings, Marilyn (Ron) Kasuske, Kathy (Louie) Straus, John (Judy) Loehrer, Larry (Karen) Loehrer, and Karen (James) Loehrer.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Ambrose and Sarah; and two brothers, Joey and James.

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