Robert Lewis Ahrens

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Robert Lewis Ahrens

  • Birth 22 Jan 1929 Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 2011 Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 67337751


Robert Lewis Ahrens Battle Creek Robert Lewis Ahrens, 82, of Battle Creek, MI, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence. He was born January 22, 1929 the son of Archie Lewis and Ruth Irene (Losey) Ahrens. Robert was a 1948 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. He served in the Civil Air Patrol and then the US Air National Guard. He was a truck driver for Associated Truck Lines for 31 years, until retiring in 1991. He also worked with his son, Greg, at Ahrens Contracting for many years. Robert is survived by wife of 49 Years: Merry (Anderson) Ahrens; sons: Charles (Mary) Ahrens, Greg (Dyan) Ahrens, Douglas Ahrens, Mike and Steve; 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons; and sister: Shirley (Robert) Broxholm. He was preceded in death by his parents. He enjoyed camping, traveling, and his dogs "Polly" and "Peppy". He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed meeting and talking to people and was active in Boy Scouts. He was a jack of all trades and willing to help anybody with a project. He was formerly a member of the Emmett Rescue Squad. Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Carolyn Robinson-Fisher of Christ United Methodist Church officiating. Interment at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice. Arrangements by the BAXTER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE. (269)788-9800


Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, Page A6 col. 3


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  • Created by: Danny Wilber
  • Added: 23 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67337751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lewis Ahrens (22 Jan 1929–20 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67337751, citing Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Danny Wilber (contributor 42999305) .