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Scylvan Bahls

December 16, 1929 ~ December 9, 2020 (age 90)


           Scylvan Max Bahls, age 90, of Garnavillo, IA, died Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Guttenberg Care Center. He was born on December 16, 1929 in Clayton IA, the son of Verni and Esther (Lahrs) Bahls.

            Scylvan received his education locally and worked for John Deere for over 30 years.  On April 3, 1961, Scylvan was united in marriage with Ramona Horstman at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garnavillo. Scylvan loved fishing, gardening, playing cards, dice, dominoes, and attending his grandchildren's sporting events and music concerts.  He loved to work on puzzles and take one day trips with his family to see something new.  He was also known to jump in and help his children with many home improvement projects.  He will be missed by all who loved him.     

            Scylvan is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ramona; children, Michael (Tammy) Bahls, Christy (Lawrence) Phillips & Kimberly Bahls; 3 grandchildren, Tiffany Ramos, Tara (Tyler) Kennedy, Amanda Phillips; Great grandchildren; Jovi Ramos, Maia Ramos, and Talan Kennedy.           

            He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Wilma Alt, Charlene Horstman; two nieces Kathy Alt, and Cynthia Kriesler.  

            In Lieu of flowers and all other styles of sympathy the family requests memorials to benefit the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garnavillo. 

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