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Information for Carl Robert Klahr

6 August, 1926 - 5 July, 1990

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Carl Klahr

    Carl Robert "Cub" Klahr, 63, of Caldwell, died Thursday, July 5, 1990, at home of natural causes.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Caldwell Free Methodist Church, 3320 S. Montana Ave, Caldwell.  The Rev. Allen Nelson of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Roswell Cemetery, Roswell.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell,
    Mr. Klahr was born Aug. 6, 1926, at Parma, Idaho, the son of George Erwin and Nora Thurman Matthews Klahr, where he was reared and educated.  He married Louise Hinton on Nov. 5, 1944, at Caldwell. 
    Mr. Klahr was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 6th Rangers in the Philippines and drove a staff car during the occupation of Japan.  He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He was appointed to the Idaho Horse Racing Commission by Gov. Samuelson.  He served as an honorary security guard during Spiro Agnew's visit to Boise.  He was past president and honorary member of the Caldwell Night Rodeo Board and past vice-president of the Idaho Thoroughbred Breeder's Association.  He was a member of the Caldwell Elk's Lodge No. 1448 and was active with the March Of Dimes drive, Little League Baseball, received an honorary FFA award and many other awards for his active participation in community endeavors.
    Survivors include his wife, Louise of Caldwell; a son and his wife, Lon and Bev Klahr of Caldwell; four brothers, Harry and his wife, Lorraine Klahr, Elmer and his wife, Olive Klahr, Charles and his wife, Anna Klahr, all of Caldwell, and James and his wife, Bonnie Klahr of Parma:, two sisters; Ruby and her husband, Tom Reese of Caldwell and Nola and her husband, Lester Yeakel of Parma; a granddaughter, Kim Klahr of Caldwell; and many nieces and nephews.
    He was proceded (sic) in death by his parents, a twin brother, Clarence, a brother, Earl, and a sister, Pearl Bloyd.

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