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Rita Elaine (Conway) Lahr

Obituary for Rita Elaine (Conway) Lahr

November 22, 1937 - October 10, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 77

Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother


Rita Elaine (Conway) Lahr, 77, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015. She was born on November 22, 1937, in Beech Grove, IN, as the daughter of Flay and Elsie (Fisher) Conway Gott.
Rita graduated from Beech Grove High School in 1955, and attended Butler and Indiana Central. She married Richard (Dick) Lahr on June 15, 1958. She retired from FC Tucker in 2002 and enjoyed crafting, traveling and genealogy. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, PEO Intl., and Daughters of the American Revolution – Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter.
Rita is survived by her loving husband, daughters Lisa Lahr and Susan (Douglas) Corey, of New Palestine, IN; daughter Elaine (Timothy) Hanselman, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; son Bradley (Barbara) Lahr of Ann Arbor, MI; grandchildren Zachary, Christopher and Joshua Hanselman, Kaitlin and Ryan Corey, and Claudia Lahr. She was preceded in death by her parents, and stepfather Murray Gott.
Family and friends may call from 1:00pm to 3:00pm Saturday, October 17, 2015, with a memorial service at 3:00pm at Faith United Methodist Church, 9031 E. 16th Street, Indianapolis. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.
The family would like to thank Community Health Hospice-South team, with special thanks to Dr. Andrew Greenspan and Dr. A. K. Agarwala, for their guidance and support. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church Trustees fund or Little Red Door Cancer Agency, 1801 N. Meridian Street, IN, 46202. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Memorial Contributions may be made to
  • Faith United Methodist Church Trustees
    9031 E. 16th Street
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Memorial contributions may be made to
  • Little Red Door Cancer Agency
    1801 N. Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

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