….. age 90, was received into the Church Triumphant on Friday, June 30, 2019, at McLaren Bay Region Hospital.
She was born on March 11, 1929, in Hillman, to the late Herman and Emma (Krueger) Cordes. Loide and Rev. Albert Bahr would be united in marriage on June 26, 1949, at St. John Lutheran Church, in Hillman. Together Loide and Pastor Bahr served at many different Churches, impacting many lives. She enjoyed reading, music, gardening, visiting with friends and family, especially her grandchildren, always looking for deer, and her passion was writing. Loide earned a Bachelors Degree from Central Michigan University at the age of 62. She published a book “Port Hope Remembers” and was currently working on another published book.
Loide is survived by her husband Rev. Albert Bahr of Unionville, and children: Paul (Linnea) Bahr of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Mary (David) Moehring of Manistee, Joel (Donna) Bahr of Slinger, WI, Seth (Diane) Bahr of Yorktown, Virginia, Mark (Kristan) Bahr of Hartland, WI, David (Janet) Bahr of Hartland, WI, daughter-in-law Janice Bahr of Schenectady, New York, 20 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, her brother Darowin (Jan) Cordes of Manistee, a sister-in-law Dorothea Cordes of Flint, and brother-in-law Stanton Bahr of Massapequa, New York, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son John Bahr, 4 brothers and a sister.