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Harry Keith Lohr, 76, of
Holland, Ohio and formerly of New Freeport, PA died at 8:15 a.m. Friday in the
Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio after
being in failing health for the past two years.
He was born September 11, 1937, in New Freeport, PA, a son of the late Cecil John and Ethel Louise Parry Lohr and had resided in Wyoming prior to moving to Ohio in 1968.
Mr. Lohr was a graduate of the former Waynesburg High School. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the United Transportation Union. Mr. Lohr was an avid woodworker and leather crafter, also enjoyed picture puzzles. He was a
veteran of the Korean War where he served with the U.S. Navy Seabees.
Mr. Lohr was formerly employed in general construction and a laborer on the Alaskan Pipeline, and was last employed for approximately 32 years as an engineer with the Norfolk Southern Railroad.
Surviving are his wife, Gratta Joan Stewart Lohr whom he married, February 17, 1962; a son, Brian Lohr of Walbridge, Ohio and a daughter, Anita, wife of John McWatters of Delta, Ohio; three grandchildren, Meghan, Patrick and Russell McWatters.
Deceased in addition to his parents is a brother, Harold Richard "Rick/Flipper" Lohr.
At the request of the deceased there will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited attend a public memorial service to be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013, in the Rush
Funeral Home, Inc. Rogersville, PA, with Rev. Vernon K. Berdine officiating. The family request memorial contributions be made to your local
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Published in Toledo Blade on Sept. 18, 2013