November 17, 1922 – January 7, 2022
Marie (Sterner) Kehr, age 99, the daughter of Frank and Anna Sterner passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 in Helena, Montana. Wife, mother and teacher, she was a graduate of Waconia High School and The University of Minnesota. She married William R. Kehr in 1946. She lived in Lincoln, Nebraska for 35 years, years in Sun City West, Arizona and Helena, Montana for 7 years. Active in church, school, and civic activities, she later returned to teaching and became one of 10 Nationally certified Teacher Trained in the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction. She is survived by her three children: Mary Kehr Stucky (Dr. Craig), Dr. James Kehr (Mildie) and Donald Kehr (Teresa); five grandchildren, two step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years and later her close friend and companion, Alfred J. Faber, M.D. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 14th 10:30 A.M. Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Aaron Johanneck will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 13th from 5-7 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota.