John R. (Johnny) Narr

Funeral services were Thursday, May 4, 2000, for John R. (Johnny) Narr, age 50 of Watertown, Minn. Johnny died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Delilah and Jay Ownbey of Montrose.

Johnny was born Oct. 21, 1949, at Watertown, Minn., the son of Raymond E. and Vernice C. (Guetzkow) Narr. He was baptized Nov. 13, 1949, at St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood Township, by the Rev. W. L. Ernst; and confirmed April 7, 1963, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Watertown, by the Rev. Louis M. Wetzel.

Johnny was a graduate of Watertown High School. He worked in maintenance for Carver County for 25 years.

Johnny was fond of his grandchild, Trevor.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Narr; and his grandparents, John and Martha Narr and Gustav and Lena Guetzkow.

In addition to his daughter and son-in-law, Delilah and Jay Ownbey of Montrose, and his grandson, Trevor Ownbey, Johnny is survived by a son, Jon Narr, and friend, Tiffany Sellner of Plymouth; his mother, Vernice Narr of Montrose; sisters and brothers-in-law, Valaria and Lowell Schubert of Delano, Carolyn and Harlan Dobratz of New Germany, Linda and Erland Hoese of Howard Lake, and Becky and Dan Engel of Hopkins; brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Sandy Narr of Dassel; godchildren, Roger Dobratz and Bobbi Jo Kadrie; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Watertown, with the Rev. Jeff Harter officiating. Interment was at Crow River Cemetery, New Germany.

Roger Dobratz, Robert Dobratz, James Hoese, Bobbi Jo Kadrie, Brian Schubert, Jerry Schubert, Gene Narr, and Jesse Narr served as casketbearers. Honorary casketbearers were Beth Baumann, Betty Jopp, Renae Schubert, Cindy Dobratz, Wendy Narr, and Danielle Engel.

Visitation was Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia, with a chapel service at 7:30 p.m.; and also at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.

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