Donald L. Jahr, 93, Ulen, MN died, Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Viking Manor Nursing Home.
Donald L. Jahr was born September 27, 1924, the youngest of seven children of Olof and Susie Jahr. He was born and grew up on a farm in Section 3 Highland Grove Township, east of Hitterdal, MN. He was confirmed in Hitterdal and graduated from Hitterdal High School. He farmed with his family and drove school bus for many years.
On July, 4, 1963, he met Clarice Gibson, the love of his life. They were married on November 28 of the same year. The couple made their home on the Jahr family home.
He worked at the Detroit Lakes Post Office Section Center and retired in 1988. The couple moved to Moorhead in 1992 and lived there for 12 years, moving back to Ulen in 2004.
Donald is survived by his daughters, Marsha Olson; Ulen, Julie (John) Anderson; Hitterdal, son John Jahr; Willmar, MN, daughter-in-law, Melanie Gibson; Middleburg, FL; 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Nickoley, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Clarice, 5 siblings; son, Howard “Gib” Gibson, son-in-law, Richard Olson, Sr., grandchildren, Dwayne Gibson, Virginia Gibson, and 4 infant great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1-2 PM followed by the funeral at 2 PM Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ulen.