Cover photo for Carol D. Bahr's Obituary
Carol D. Bahr Profile Photo

Carol D. Bahr

June 20, 1931 — February 8, 2023

Carol D. Bahr (Behrend) age 91 passed away on Feb 8, 2023. She is the daughter of the late Harvey & Florence (Mathisen) Behrend and wife of Richard R. Bahr (USMC Chosin Few).


Carol was born, raised, and settled in the Hartland - Oconomowoc area and was a lifelong member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hartland.


She is survived by her daughters, Dona (John) Zsori, Wanda Bahr, Cindy (Jeff) Krysinski and Jill (Bill) Mattson; grandchildren, Paul (Alicia) Zsori, Heather Engel, Amber (Troy) Hudspith, Jessica, Matthew & Emily Krysinski and Brian (Carson) Weiss; two great grand-daughters Autumn and Lily. Carol is also survived by her brother John P. Behrend.


Carol had her moment of fame as a young teen when she answered over 1,000 letters from servicemen in WWII, all of whom had answered her general letter that was published in the Stars & Stripe - European edition newspaper. Carol mentored many young people of the Hartland area as a Girl Scout leader and a teacher's aide at Hartland North for many years.


Visitation will be Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:45pm at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hartland, WI.

followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00pm.


In lieu of flowers please give to the Semper Fi fund https://thefund.org/donate/ or Shorehaven Lutheran Homes of Oconomowoc https://shorehavenliving.org/donate/



To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carol D. Bahr, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 8, 2023

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Add to Calendar

Our Savior's Lutheran Church

County Road E
Hartland, WI

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Add to Calendar

Our Savior's Lutheran Church

County Road E
Hartland, WI

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Photo Gallery

Guestbook

Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors