Obituaries

Barb A. Leohr

Jul 11, 2019
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Services:

11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Locke Funeral Home

Visitation:

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home; also for one hour prior to services at the funeral home

Cemetery:

Poyner Township Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials:

Alzheimer's Association

Biography

Barb A. Leohr, 77, of Evansdale, IA, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 at her home from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease.

She was born November 7, 1941, in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Cleo G. and Dorothy M. Woodley Bedard. She obtained her GED and completed truck driving school through Hawkeye Tech. Barb married Don Leohr on January 31, 1958.

Barb was a truck driver for Warner Lambert and a para-educator for Waterloo Comm. Schools at Jewett Elementary. She received safe driving awards for her truck driving. She enjoyed gambling, golfing, traveling, and shopping. She loved children and working with the mentally challenged. Her four children were the light of her life and she loved them with all her heart.

Survived by: Husband, Donald Leohr of Waterloo‚ IA; a daughter, Dawn (Don) McCraney of Evansdale, IA; two sons, Jeff Leohr of Waterloo‚ IA, and Kelly Leohr of Evansdale, IA; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Linda Przybylo of Chicago‚ IL, Debbie (Louie) Hovey of Waterloo‚ IA, and Nancy (Don) Heath of Cedar Falls, IA; and a brother, Tim (Becky) Bedard of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: Parents and a son, Scott Leohr.

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  1. Kathy Dunsmoor | Jul 24, 2019
      

     

    Don and family,

    So sorry for your loss.   Barb was always such a

    good time

     You are in my prayers

    Love to all of you.

    Kathy Dunsmoor

  2. Jeri Hodson | Jul 15, 2019
    Don we are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and Prayers. Dave and Jeri Hodson
  3. Dave Hodson | Jul 15, 2019
    Don I'm sorry for your loss,  Barb was a good person and will be missed by so many.  
  4. Patsy Tragord | Jul 14, 2019

    Our thoughts & prayers to Don and family.

     

    Emmett & Patsy Tragord

     

  5. Richard | Jul 14, 2019

    Barb  was Beautiful sweet Kindest Lady I knew 

    I Am so sorry for your loss Don,Dawn,Jeff,Kelly

    And rest of Family Barb will be missed.

                 Sincerely Richard Schwartz  God speed.R 

                   

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