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David J. Mohr

May 5, 1940 — January 31, 2023

David John Mohr was born on May 5, 1940 to Richard and Marie (Kindt) Mohr in Luverne, Minnesota. Dave was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Dave grew up in Luverne and graduated from Luverne High School in 1958. After graduation he enlisted in the Minnesota National Guard. After six years with the guard, he received an honorable discharge in 1965. Dave worked for Northern States Laboratories from 1959 to December 1962. In January 1963 he started working for Mid Packing in Luverne as a beef lugger. On June 9, 1963, Dave was united in marriage to LaVon Holtan at Lac Qui Parle Lutheran Church in rural Dawson, Minnesota. In February 1964 Dave purchased Rock County Skelgas. In 1969 he began working at the Luverne Announcer as a pressman where he would be employed for the next 40 years. He retired in 2009. On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Dave died at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne at the age of 82 years, 8 months, and 26 days.

Dave enjoyed hunting ducks, geese, and pheasants. He became a member of the Rock County Sportsman’s Club. In 1973 he served as president of the club. Dave enjoyed numerous trips to Canada to fish, often accompanied by his son John.

Survivors include his wife, LaVon Mohr of Luverne; son, John (Jennifer) Mohr of Temecula, California; and grandson, Aidan. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marlys Haan and Kathleen Gacke, both of the Twin Cities, MN; and brother, Robert Mohr of Hardwick, Minnesota.

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Saturday, April 1, 2023

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