Elizabeth Hope Bahr, infant daughter of the Reverend Michael and Amber Bahr, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis, in the arms of her mother.
She was born May 31, 2011, in Springfield, the daughter of the Rev. Michael J. and Amber D. Ockree Bahr.
She is survived by her parents of Winchester; five sisters and one brother, Gabrielle Christina, Nathaniel Christian, Josephine Grace, Merciella Patience, Magdalena Makaria and Katharina Darlene Bahr, all at home; her maternal grandparents, Robert E. and Kanalis A. Ockree of Topeka, Kan.; her paternal grandfather, Albert William Bahr of St. Louis; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Darlene Adell Wagner Bahr.
Elizabeth Hope was baptized on May 31, 2011, The Feast of the Visitation, hence her name, and is a beloved child of God who now rests in His arms.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church near Bluffs. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church prior to the service. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center in Jacksonville. Condolences may be left at www.buchanancody.com.
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Oct. 11, 2011