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Kehr, Rodney W.
Rodney W. Kehr, 62, of Rural Alexis, died Thursday morning, November 10, 2011, at his home.

He was born June 29, 1949, in Monmouth, the son of Ernest and Edith (Welsh) Kehr.

He was raised and educated in the Alexis area, where he graduated from Alexis High School in 1967. He attended the University of Illinois.

Rodney married Cathy McMullen in Peoria, IL in 1973.

He farmed all of his life in the Alexis area and had worked at Butler Mfg.

He was a member of the Norwood Presbyterian Church and the AGR Fraternity of the University of Illinois.

His family includes one sister, Melodee (Jerry) Alstedt of Coal Valley, IL, one brother Randy (Cathy) Kehr of Alexis, two nieces, Michele (Brad) Marshall and Rachel Kehr, two nephews Andrew Kehr and Chris Alstedt, two grand nieces and one grand nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of his life will be from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Saturday, November 19, 2011 in the Banquet Room of the Alexis Field House, Alexis. Memorials may be left for American Heart Association, Norwood Presbyterian Church or the donor's choice.
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