Obituary of Julie Bahr

Julie Ann Bahr, age 57, went home to be with her Lord on July 14, 2020, after a battle with cancer.

She was born November 11, 1962, at Rock Rapids, Iowa the daughter of August (Gus) and Martha Schaer Feucht.  She was raised on a farm near the small town of Lester, Iowa.  She attended West Lyon Community School from K- 12th grade graduating in 1981.

She continued her schooling at Nettleton Business College.  She worked at Midland National Life Insurance from 1982 – 1984 and then at Regency Inns Management, Inc. in the accounting dept. from 1984-1995.

She became a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in August 1982. Julie carried out her strong faith by serving others and enjoyed traveling with her family and friends.   Her caring, loving heart was shared with her aging parents and her nieces and nephews.

Julie married Larry Bahr on July 9, 1995, in Lester, Iowa.  After their marriage, they made their home in Ft. Scott, Kansas.  They later moved to the country near Deerfield, Missouri in the spring of 2008.

Her joy and ambition were raising their children Heather, Austin, and Kendra and volunteering at Ft. Scott Christian Heights where they attended school.

Other special times in Julie’s life were spent enjoying the outdoors at their cabin, fishing, hiking, biking, gardening, and reading.


She is survived by her loving husband, of 25 years Larry, of the home;  three children;  Heather (Ben) Self of Liberal, MO, Austin and Kendra of the home, sisters; Sue (Gary) Schneider West Bend, Iowa, Joan (Jim) Dietrich of Sublimity, Oregon, Esther (Wes) Moser Lester, Iowa, Beth (Rod) Steffen of Cissna Park, Illinois, brothers; Roy (Melisa) Feucht Lester, Iowa, Tim (Carla) Feucht of Larchwood, Iowa.  In-Laws; Jim and Ruth Bahr, Teresa Bahr, Jerry (Maria) Bahr all of Ft. Scott, Kansas, Judy (Phil) Schlatter of Ft. Wayne, Indiana and many extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Martha Feucht; and two sisters, Sharon Strahm and Ruth Ann Feucht.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 18th at the Lamar, Missouri Apostolic Christian Church.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday at the Lamont Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery in Lamont, Kansas.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Apostolic Christian Church, Ft. Scott Christian Heights, the Beacon or Heartland Hospice Care and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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