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Robert Staehr – Metz Mortuary

    Robert Staehr
    Robert L. Staehr, age 80 of Utica, formerly of York, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at Seward.

    He was born May 9, 1934 at Waco to Alfred and Grace (Dey) Staehr. Robert was the owner/operator of Staehr Sanitation in York until his retirement. He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York and enjoyed fishing.  

    He is survived by three brothers, Gerald Staehr of York, Keith (Cynthe) of Kimball and Gene (Sandi) Staehr of York; three sisters, Dolores (Richard) Bartholomew of Seward, Joyce (Denny) Riekenburg of Hordville and Mary (Scott) Chew of Salinas, Calif. and four sisters-in-law, JoeAnne Staehr, CloeAnne Staehr, Vicki Staehr and Myrna Staehr all of York.

    Robert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dennis, Ronald, Douglas and David; infant sister, Elaine; sister, Donna Rathje and sister-in-law, Marilyn Staehr.

    Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York.  Inurnment will be that afternoon at 2 p.m. at St. John Cemetery, south of Waco. As per his wishes, Robert has been cremated with no viewing or visitation.  Memorials may be directed to Gary Theis at Mission Central, 40718 Highway East 16, Mapleton, IA, 51034.​

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