May 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Allen K. Yahr, 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 while in the wonderful care of Cedar Communities hospice and his loving family. He was born on November 15, 1929 to Leonard J. and Ruth K. (nee Miller) Yahr in the town of West Bend.
He was a graduate of West Bend High School class of 1947. Married Audrey Peters on May 24, 1952. He spent his entire working career, of 49 years, at the family business of West Bend Concrete Products / Yahr’s Ready Mix which became Bend Industries. Allen was a proud and hardworking member of the West Bend Lions Club and won several awards. He enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family at the cottage on Lake Holcombe.
Allen is survived by his wife, of nearly 66 years, Audrey; Laurie (Richard), Adrian and Alesha; Ronald (Mary), Tessa (Jason), Becca (Tyler), Sara and Phyllis Johnson; Beverly (Paul) and Troy; Nancy (Michael), Jennifer and Allison; sister, Carol Gerner, brothers, Fred (Mary Ann) and Tom (Lori); sister-in-law, Elaine (Al) Prost, brothers-in-law Glenn (Myra) Peters and Willard Peters. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Allen is preceded in death by brother-in-law John Gerner, sister-in-law Marlene, nephew and niece Craig and Jennifer Peters.
A Funeral Service will be at 5:00PM on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr. West Bend, WI 53095). Private entombment at Washington County Memorial Park.
Memorials may be given to the Wisconsin Lions Camp (3834 County Rd A, Rosholt, WI 54473) or to Cedar Community Hospice. (113 Cedar Ridge Dr. West Bend, WI 53095).