William Leslie Lahr


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William Leslie Lahr 1

  • Born: 14 Apr 1937, Dow City, Crawford, IA, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): Nancie J. Danielson on 26 May 1978 in Blair, Washington, NE, USA 1
  • Died: 18 Nov 2013, Omaha, Douglas, NE at age 76 1

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  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: Reichmuth Funeral Homes: obituary of William Leslie Lahr on 18 Nov 2013 in Omaha, Douglas, NE. 1 Willliam Leslie Lahr was born on April 14, 1937 in Dow City, Iowa to Joseph and Roberta (Best) Lahr. Bill grew up in the Dow City/Dunlap area where he attended Hanover #5 and Charter Oak High School. He enjoyed time with his brothers as they "hunted" with their BB guns and family sleigh rides but most of his spare time was spent helping with the farm chores. At an early age, Bill enlisted in the Marine Corp in 1955 and served active duty until 1960 when transferred to the reserves. During his active service, Bill served 15 months overseas, mostly in Okinawa, Japan.Bill married Nancie Danielson on May 26, 1978 at the courthouse in Blair, Nebraska. They made their home in Omaha before moving to their acreage south of Valley in the early 1980's.
Bill worked as a truck driver most of his life, spending 27 years hauling fuel for Texaco. He was a gun collector and a champion Rodeo Truck Driver. Bill always had to be busy and enjoyed working around the acreage. He was a witty, intelligent, fun man who loved his family and was proud of his service in the Marines. Bill was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and preferred Country and Gospel music. Bill passed away on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 76 years, 7 months and 4 days. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Roberta. Bill is survived by his wife Nancie; son Curtis of Central City, NE; daughters Tonya Morris of Irvington,NE and Debra Morrissey of Omaha; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Robert Lahr of Council Bluffs, Ia. Barbara Schwitters of Omaha, Ne. Marge Ullerich of Charter Oak, Ia. Ronnie Lahr of Wall Lake, Ia. Cathy Lahr of Denison, Ia.

William married Nancie J. Danielson, daughter of Neil Edgar Danielson and Jeanne Irene Talbot, on 26 May 1978 in Blair, Washington, NE, USA.1 (Nancie J. Danielson was born on 15 Jun 1948 in Kansas City, Jackson, MO and died in 2016 in Omaha, Douglas, NE 2.)


1 Reichmuth Funeral Homes (Omaha, NE), https://www.reichmuthfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/William-Lahr-55379/#!/Obituary.

2 Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, NE), 9 Jul 2017, memoriam to Nancie Danielson Lahr.

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