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Jens A. Rahr

Memorials may be made to the Loess Hills Humane Society.

INTERMENT: At a later date.

Jens Albert Rahr, 71, of Sidney, Iowa, formerly of Glenwood, Iowa, entered into rest on May 9, 2010 in Percival, Iowa. He was born June 20, 1938 in Harlan, Iowa to Emil Lutzen & Nannie Mae (Roll) Rahr. Jens graduated from Glenwood High School in 1956.

Jens loved fishing and being outdoors and took numerous fishing trips to Canada. He dearly loved being with his family and attending his grandchildren’ s events throughout the years. He also enjoyed concerts, ball games and traveling.

Preceding Jens in death were his parents, 2 sisters, Edda Mae Needham and Virginia Votzmeier and infant brother, Jon David. He is survived by his children, Lisa Marie & husband Bryan (Jeep) Sowers, Jr. of Henderson, Iowa; Jennifer Lynn & husband Dennis Burke of Stanton, Iowa; Connie Clark of Hazel, Kentucky; Jo Walters of Sidney, Iowa; Linda & husband Scott Langley of College Springs, Iowa; Bill & wife Andrea Clark of Sidney, Iowa; grandchildren; Lauren Burke, Gabrielle and Katelynn Sowers; Cory Clark & Kylee, Dalton and Carli Walters, Zach Bowers, Lindsey and Nicole Langley, Amber Clinton and Bradley Clark; great-grandchildren; Becca and Chase; several nieces, nephews,Tanya & husband Terry Long; Terri Hansen; Lloyd & wife Teresa Needham extended relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation:Wednesday, May 19, 2010
7:00 PM
212 South Locust
Glenwood, IA51534

Service:Thursday, May 20, 2010
10:00 AM
212 South Locust
Glenwood, IA51534

6 Condolences

  • Marilyn Ellner Posted May 10, 2010 12:00 am

    We’re so sorry to hear of Jens’ death.

    Marilyn Schoening Ellner, Class of ’56.

  • Joan Budd Sorensen Posted May 10, 2010 12:00 am

    I was so sorry to hear about Jens’ death. We will always cherish his memory. Our sympathy to his family. Joan Budd Sorensen, Class of ’56.

  • Deb and Joe Taylor Posted May 11, 2010 12:00 am


    So sorry to learn of your father’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

    Deb Taylor

  • Sherry (Greenwoood) Hambsch Posted May 11, 2010 12:00 am

    Lisa, Jennifer and families,

    We are so sorry you are going through this difficult time. We are thinking about you all and extend our sincere sympathy. May God put His loving arms around you.

    Love, The Greenwood Family

  • Bambi Byers Posted May 13, 2010 12:00 am

    Lisa, Jennifer, and famly,

    I was so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I didn’t realize he lived in Sidney. My thoughts are with you all.

  • John and Nancy Markey Posted May 17, 2010 12:00 am

    To the Rahr Family, We were so sorry to hear of Jens’ death. He and John had been friends for many of their working years as well as fishing buddies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

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