Richard Bahnsen

December 16, 1941 ~ September 16, 2019 (age 77)

Richard A. Bahnsen,77, of Wyoming, passed away in Maquoketa, Iowa on Monday, September 16, 2019.


Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Wyoming. A visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. before the service. Burial will be held at the Wyoming Cemetery.


Richard August Bahnsen was born on December 16, 1941 in Iowa to Elmer and Hertha (Carstensen) Bahnsen. He graduated from Wyoming Highschool and was a lifelong farmer. He honorably and faithfully served in the United States Army first infantry during the Vietnam war during the mid 1960’s.


Richard was a member of Oxford Junction Legion Post #473. He enjoyed traveling eastern Iowa and taking his road trips.


Those left to cherish his memories are numerous cousins and his dedicated and caring neighbors Dennis and Phyllis Huston.


He is preceded in death by his parents and brother James.


Memorials may be directed to the Wyoming Cemetery in his honor.


Online condolences may be left for his family at


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