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Toby Baehr

Monday, November 5, 2007

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Edwin Health "Toby" Baehr, 72, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died at 9 p.m. Nov. 2, 2007, at the Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville.

Born July 8, 1935, in Lilbourn, son of the late Homer and Mildred Heath Baehr, he was a journeyman electrician with Electricians Local Union 309 in Collinsville. He was a member of the Granite City Eagles F.O.E. 1126.

On Oct. 31, 1959, in Lilbourn, he married Betty Lou Reid, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Ellen Borchers and Janice Baehr of Granite City; two brothers, Danny Baehr of Lilbourn and Steve Baehr of Sikeston, Mo.; one sister, Rosemary Brewer of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

One son, Edwin Brent Baehr, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn. The Rev. Paul Hicks will officiate.

Burial will follow in Mt. Mounds Cemetery in New Madrid.