Mr. Lahmann had been raised in Sullivan and had lived in Bloomfield the past 16 years. He had worked as assistant plant manager with Paramount Hat Company in Dexter and plant manager with Korber Hat Company in Fall River, Mass., for 10 months until ill health forced his retirement. He also worked at Wheeler Steel in Morley. He fought his illness for over 10 years due to a miracle of God. He had served in the Missouri National Guard.
On July 17, 1992, he was married to Barbara Christian in Dexter.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Lahmann of Bloomfield; two sons, Dakota John Lahmann of Bloomfield and Jessee Lee Lahmann of Sullivan; two daughters, Sarah McCulley of Bloomfield and Samantha Stotler of Bonne Terre; his parents, Chester Roy and Bonnie Belle Lahmann of Sullivan; one grandson due in August, Jaden Goins; four brothers, Chester Lahmann, Jr. of Somerset, Ky., Mark and Andy Lahmann, both of Sullivan, and Jake Lahmann of Texas; one foster daughter, Tina Bollinger of Bloomfield; and three foster grandchildren, Lillie, Lexton and Lauren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m.Thursday, June 21, 2007, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Bob Wiggins of Dexter officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.