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Pete Lehr

Memorial services for Pete “Broken Tongue” Lehr of Olivehurst will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ullrey Memorial Chapel in Yuba City with Alan Morrison and Andy Schnelling officiating. Inurnment will be private.

Mr. Lehr died Sunday, Jan. 5. He was 63.

He was born on April 9, 1939, in Oakland. He was a retired captain firefighter for the California Division of Forestry. He had been a previous resident of the Grass Valley area before moving to Olivehurst 10 years ago. He was president of the Sierra Muzzleloaders Association.



He is survived by his wife, Helen Lehr of Olivehurst; son, Phillip Lehr of Oroville; daughters, Becky McElroy of Bend, Ore. and Kathy Spurling of Sand Point, Idaho; stepdaughter, Kimbra Hedrick of Yuba City; stepson, Derek Hedrick of Yuba City; brother, Allen Lehr of Jamestown; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his brother, Leland Lehr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donors’ choice.




Arrangements are under the direction of the Ullrey Memorial Chapel, Inc. in Yuba City.


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