1936 - 2022
Age: 86 years
Residence: Elgin, IL
Passed Away: 7:18 P.M., Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at his residence
Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022 at Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, IL
Funeral Service: Friday, June 17, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at Crouch Cemetery, Belle Prairie, IL
Clergy: Father Ptak will officiate the service
Burial: Crouch Cemetery, Belle Prairie, IL
Date of Birth: April 3, 1936 Place of Birth: Dahlgren, IL
Father: Pius Richard “Dick” Loehr Mother: Christine Otilda (Ewald) Loehr
Marriage To: Ralph married Judith Kay Halley on December 14, 1959 in Dahlgren, IL.
A devoted husband (of 62 years) and father, Ralph worked as a Teamster in the construction trades for 40+ years. An avid antique car enthusiast, he enjoyed going to antique car shows. He often entered his own antique car, a 1964 Buick Riviera, and won Best in Show several times. He was also an avid NASCAR fan.
Military Service: He served in the U.S. Navy.
Wife: Judith (Halley) Loehr of Elgin, IL
2 Daughters: Kathleen Bergholt and husband Thomas, Hampshire, IL
Karla Schaefer and husband Ray of Florida
6 Grandchildren: Derek Lindahl;Traven, Devin and Kaden Bergholt; Hank and Sinclaire Schaefer
2 Sisters: Geraldine Moore and Ruthaleen Hart, both of Dahlgren, IL
1 Brother: Larry Loehr of St. Charles, IL
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Brothers Bill and Bob Loehr and Sister Leann Kelly
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials are requested to be made to Alexander Leigh Center for Autism, 4100 Veterans Pkwy, McHenry, IL 60050
HARRE FUNERAL HOME, McLeansboro, is in charge of arrangements.