Delmar R. Lohr

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Delmar R. Lohr

Des Moines

Delmar Ried Lohr passed away from this life on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Del leaves to mourn, his beloved wife of 67 years, Beverly Colleen (Miller) Lohr; his three children and their families, Bob (Pam) Lohr, Melody Lohr, and Stan (Teri) Lohr; his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild of whom he thought the world; and his siblings, Keith (Alyce) Lohr, Mildred Tuttle-Hook and Deleta (Chuck) Landphair. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Maggie Lohr; brother, Robert Lohr; and grandson, Kristoffer Ripperden.

Del was an avid fisherman, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Izaak Walton League (IKES). He participated in many fishing events to feed the poor and enable the handicapped to share his passion. He served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Orion, of which he was very proud. He was a member of the Royal Order of Cooties, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 27 at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, August 28 at the First Baptist Church in Johnston. Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at the Humeston City Cemetery in Humeston.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Izaak Walton League or First Baptist Church.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 26, 2014
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