Lorena Bair, 89, died at the Keokuk County Health center February
20, 2014. She was born May 2, 1924 to, John C. and Clara (Buch)
Weber near Clear Creek, Iowa. She attended school to 8th
grade at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School. On April 12, 1947 she
married Melvin “Tub” Bair at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Keswick.
They farmed on the Bair family farm. They moved into Keswick in the
fall of 1967. Lorena worked with her son Larry at the Lumber Yard in
Keswick retiring in 2010. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes
Church in Keswick, St. Mary Catholic Church, Altar and Rosary
Society and James Murphy Post #319 Keswick American Legion Auxillary
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Melvin in
February, 1975, grandson Andrew Jay, brother Richard Weber and a
sister Marie Snakenberg.
She is survived by her children Terry (Donna) Bair of Keswick;
Larry (Joanne) Bair of Keswick; Janice (Tom) Allar of Sigourney;
Annette (Bob) Jay of Ottumwa; 11 grandchildren, 8
great-grandchildren, one brother Alvin Weber of Sigourney, 3 sisters
Geraldine (A.J.) Cavin of Sigourney, Carol Weber of Cedar Rapids,
Connie (Mike) Strabala of Cedar Rapids.
Funeral Service Monday 10:30 A.M. at St Mary
Prayers service at 4:00 P.M. Sunday. with visitation to follow till
7:00 P.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney.
Burial Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Sigourney
Memorials are to Keswick First Responders,
Keokuk Co. Hospice, Sigourney Care Center Activities.