William J. “Bill” Mohr, Sr., 76, of Ferdinand, died Sunday (January 19) in Scenic Hills Care Center, Ferdinand. He was born April 15, 1937, in Ferdinand to John Sr. and Augusta (Oser) Mohr. He married Julia Schwartz June 8, 1956, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.
Bill worked for DMI, and retired from Jasper Cabinet. He also worked as a bartender at Fleigs Café in Ferdinand. He was a member of St. Ferdinand Parish, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Huntingburg, St. Anthony Conservation Club, and a past member of the Ferdinand Jaycees. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, and woodworking. He loved to sit on his front porch and his deck.
Surviving are his wife, Julia Mohr, four daughters, Darlene Pickens and husband Mark, Medina, Tennessee, Sue Mohr, Ferdinand, Cindy Greulich and husband Randal, Ferdinand, and Phyllis Seifers and husband Bruce, Newton, Illinois; one son, Bill Mohr, Jr., Ferdinand; six grandchildren;six great-grandchildren; six brothers, Robert Mohr and wife Barbara, John Mohr, Jr. and wife Margie, Ronnie Mohr and wife Doris, Paul Mohr and wife Becky, Ed Oser and wife Martha, all of Ferdinand, and Richard “Dick” Mohr and wife Elaine, Mariah Hill; and three sisters, Mary Louise “Dolly” Harris and husband Jim, Huntingburg, and Frances “Bootsie” Brinkman and husband Jerome, and Vita Vogerel and husband Kenneth, all of Ferdinand.
Funeral services 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, with burial following in Bretzville Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday 7-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.