Reverend Lee J. Kahrs of Bellevue, Wisconsin, passed away on March 17, 2013.
A priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, Fr. Kahrs was ordained in 1965 and spent numerous years in both tribunal and parish ministry. Joining the Canon Law Society in 1980, he served the Green Bay Tribunal from 1974 to 1982. In 1978, he was first appointed Defender of the Bond, a position to which he would be reappointed in 1992.
Even after his retirement in 2009, Fr. Kahrs continued to take annulment cases in the nursing home, as his colleagues fondly recall. Please click here to read more about his life and legacy.
Please remember Fr. Kahrs in your prayers. May he rest in peace.