Helen Maxine DOLAN

Female - 2007


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  • Name Helen Maxine DOLAN 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 284C76C5F6074E63950730F5FC6BBE094C3D 
    Died 17 Sep 2007  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I48015  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Family Francis Joseph BAHR, US NAVY CY WWII,   b. 4 Jun 1915,   d. 18 Nov 1992  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 17 May 1947 
    Children 
     1. Anthony Francis BAHR
     2. Living
     3. John Patrick BAHR
     4. Michael Welton BAHR
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F16237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • OBITUARY
      Bahr, Maxine Dolanfortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died Monday, September 17, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Francis Joseph Bahr; dearest mother of Anthony Bahr (Kathy Scherf), John (Vicki) Bahr, Susan Pingleton, and Michael (Christine) Bahr; loving grandmother of Christopher (Maureen) Bahr, Amy (Dave) Katz, Adam (Debby) Bahr, Julie (Andrew) Hume, Katherine (Tim) Moran, Rebecca Bahr, Jim Pingleton, and Justin, Joseph, Emily, and Ryan Bahr; cherished great-grandmother of Zach, Madison, David, Makena, Colin, Kaitlyn, and Mary Grace; dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend. She has many family members in Dallas, TX, and Festus, MO. Maxine was born on January 9, 1921, in St. Louis. Her father, John Dolan, preceded her in death when she was just five. Her mother, Blanche Dolan, then moved with Maxine and her sister, Patricia, and her brother, John, to Dallas, TX. Maxine was raised in Dallas and possessed a strong affinity with the South throughout her life. She especially enjoyed yearly trips to Dallas to visit her Mother, whom she dearly loved and greatly admired. At the end of World War II, Maxine met Chief Petty Officer Francis Bahr, and they were married on May 17, 1947. Maxine and Francis relocated to St. Louis, where they spent their lives working and raising their family. Maxine worked as parish secretary at Holy Ghost Church, Berkeley, MO, for 34 years. Maxine lived with heart disease for 29 years, surviving two heart attacks and bypass surgery. Impatient with the limitations heart diseased imposed, Maxine chose to live her life fully, with courage and dignity. Always grateful to her doctors, Maxine donated her body to St. Louis University Medical School for research.Services:A Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated on Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m., at St. Sabina Church in Florissant. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the American Heart Association.
      St. Louis Post Dispatch 20 Sep 2007