Darrin David Bahr

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Darrin David Bahr, 54, of rural Gilbert, MN, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Essentia Health–St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.

Darrin was born on May 4, 1967, in Little Rock Arkansas Air Force Base Hospital to Ronald and Shirley (Markgraf) Bahr. Darrin was a graduate of Jordan High School and later earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Mankato State University. He married Dawn Gerdes and to that marriage Ashlee, Britnee and Brennan were born. He worked at Anchor Glass in Shakopee and later moved to Las Vegas.

Following his divorce from Dawn, he married Christine Abrahamson on March 23, 2011, in Playa DelCarmen, Mexico. Together they had Jaxxson and Rykker. Darrin currently worked for MinnTac as a heavy equipment operator.

Darrin enjoyed four wheeling and snowmobiling. He was a dedicated Minnesota Viking fan who enjoyed playing football with his sons.

Survivors include his wife: Christine; children: Ashlee (Boe) Dennett, Britnee (Dante) Guzman, Brennan Bahr, Jaxxson Bahr and Rykker Bahr; parents: Ronald Bahr and Shirley Bombach; grandmother: Gladys Markgraf; stepfather: Ken Bombach; grandchildren: Alex, Ryan, Kaden, Eric, Kaylin, Jordan and Ryland; siblings: Mitchell (Michelle) Bahr and Aimee Bahr; niece: Azzaria Felix; nephew: Brandonn Bahr; and in-laws: Charlie and Robin Abrahamson.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Leonard and Dorothy Bahr and David Markgraf; uncle: Larry Bahr; and cousin: Jerome Bahr.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Assembly of God Church in Aurora with Pastor Derrick DeTurk officiating. Visitation was on Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m. at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora. Visitation will be continued for one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Duluth, MN.

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