Bruce Kahre


Bruce Kahre, age 63 of Carlyle, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Mr. Kahre was born on June 9, 1954, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a son of Robert W. and Gwendolyn J. (Brown) Kahre.

Bruce was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Carlyle and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed camping, cooking, fishing, and tying fishing lures. His sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Kahre is survived by his mother – Gwen Kahre of Carlyle; his siblings – Mark Kahre of Wisconsin, Tim Kahre and wife Janice of Connecticut, Julia Doyle and husband Tim of Alabama, Janet Kahre of Carlyle, JoAnn Sugg and husband Matthew of Carlyle, and Kristine Kahre and partner Mia of Troy, Missouri; a very special friend – Sara Brinkmann of Carlyle; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father – Rev. Robert W. Kahre, and a sister – Katherine Louise Kahre.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Messiah Lutheran Church in Carlyle with Rev. Tim Landskroener, officiating. Visitation will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church on Wednesday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Kahre are suggested to the Kahre Scholarship through Messiah Lutheran Church or to HSHS Hospice and will be received at the church or at Zieren Funeral Home.

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