Jerry D. Muhr, 81

Jerry D. Muhr, 81

Jerry D. Muhr, 81, of Mitchell, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at his home with his family by his side.

His funeral service was held on Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Bayard Church of Christ with Pastor Tom Reynolds officiating. Interment followed at Bayard Cemetery with military honors. Online condolences may be left at

Jerry was born on July 13, 1939, to Allen B. and Helen E. (Hutchinson) Muhr in Bridgeport, Nebraska. He graduated from Bridgeport High School. Jerry entered the United States Army in 1958 and was honorably discharged in 1960. He married Carolyn Robinson of Minatare on September 28, 1961, in Bridgeport, Nebraska.

He started working in the 1960s at the Great Western Sugar Factory in Bayard where he became a supervisor. In 1982 he transferred to the Southern Minnesota Sugar Cooperative (Renville) where he worked as Process Manager until retiring in 1998, thereupon returning to Mitchell, Nebraska.

Survivors include his wife Carolyn; daughters Deb (Rick) Reeves of Greeley, CO, and Becki (Ted) Ramsey of Clarkston, WA; son Mike (Vicky) Muhr of Owatonna, MN; daughter-in-law Brenda Muhr of Gering, NE; grandchildren Andy (Mari) Muhr, Dusty (Jen) Muhr, Ryan (Tara) Reeves, Jason (Brianna) Reeves, Bethany (Anthony) Russell, Danni (Emily) Reeves, Jennifer (Justin) Nash, Brandon (Cassie) Ramsey, Megan (Turner) McDaniel, Kelsey (Adam) Anson, Brittany (Tom) Johnson, Brittany (Collin) Wencl and Rylee (Samantha) Muhr; great grandchildren: Taylor and Jackson Muhr, Calista, Ella and Lucas Muhr, Bailey and Kaiden Reeves, Jayleigh, Avren and Millie Reeves, Adam and Allison Russell, Tenley McDaniel, and Samuel and Autumn Anson; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Allen Muhr of Redington; siblings Wayne Muhr, Patsy Taylor, Maynard Muhr, Peggy Krieling, Nancy Stevens, twin brother Terry Muhr, Shirley Mount and Ellen Sharp; and son Greg Muhr.

He was a very devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, leaving a legacy of family togetherness and love.

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