|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2002|
Alfred "Mike" Bahn, 84, Hardwick, died Sunday, May 12, 2002, in his home.
Services were Thursday, May 16, at St. John Lutheran Church in Trosky. Burial was in Luverne Memorial Gardens, rural Luverne.
Alfred Bahn was born to Ernest and Mary (Scharna) Bahn on March 28, 1918, in Springwater Township, Rock County. He was raised on a farm in Denver Township where he attended country school. Upon completion of his education he worked for various farmers in the Hardwick area.
He married Ivernia Brinkmeyer on Dec. 8, 1943, at St. James Lutheran Church in Holland. Following their marriage they lived on a farm in Denver Township. In 1953 they moved to a different farm in Denver Township. They later purchased the farm and lived there since that time except for one year. In 1970 they bought the Arrow Motel in Pipestone which they operated for several years. During that time he continued to farm until his retirement in 1983. Mrs. Bahn preceded him in death on Jan. 4, 1997. After her death he continued to live on the farm.
Mr. Bahn was lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church in Trosky where he had been baptized ad confirmed. In his younger years he taught himself to play guitar and for a time he had a small band, "The Country Old-Timers," which performed in the late '60s and early '70s in the local area. He also enjoyed raising horses and he and his sons participated in parades and horse shows in the mid- to late 1950s. He enjoyed fishing and dancing.
Survivors include three sons, Alan (Georgia) Bahn, Pipestone, Ronald (Carol) Bahn, Elkhorn, Neb., and Dale (Roxy) Bahn, Center City; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bahn was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ivernia, three brothers, William, Herman and Harry Bahn, and three sisters, Katie Bahn, Emma Loger and Minnie Meister.
Hartquist Funeral Chapel, Pipestone, was in charge of arrangements.
Ivernia Bahn (1914 - 1997)*
Note: (OBIT): Rock County Star Herald, luverne MN, 30 May 2002.
Created by: Gregory Aanenson
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
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