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Robert L. Weber - 89

7/18/1931 - 9/20/2020

Thomson, IL

Robert L. Weber age 89 of Thomson, IL, formerly of Sabula, IA, passed away Sunday Sept. 20, 2020 at Generations at Rock Island.  Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family graveside service will be held Friday Sept. 25th at Oakland Cemetery in Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

 

     Robert was born on July 18, 1931 in Clinton, IA, the son of William and Elizabeth (Thede) Weber.  He served during the Korean War Conflict in the US Army from 1953-1955.  He married Helen Liebig on July 18, 1952 in Bellevue, IA; she died in 2012.  Robert worked as a mechanic/welder at the Savanna Army Depot in Savanna, IL.  He later worked as a driver for Railcrew Express.  He enjoyed junking and loved to drive, drive, and drive some more, until his tank of gas was empty.

 

     Robert is survived by his four daughters, Susan (Doug) Petersen of Thomson, IL, Barbara (Gerald) Brandenburg of Clinton, Dianna Weber of Clinton, and Sandra (Denny) Kyrsgaard of Clinton; seven grandchildren, John, Angie, Adam, Jason, Lizzy, DJ, and Jesse; eight great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife-Helen, two brothers, and a sister.

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Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family graveside service will be held Friday Sept. 25th at Oakland Cemetery in Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

2 Comments

  • Claudia Jenkins Zier

    on 09/21/20

    I am so sorry Sue, to hear about the passing of your Dad. My thoughts & prayers are with you & all your family! May you find comfort in all the memories you have of him and may he Rest In Peace!

    Claudia

    • Susan Petersen

      on 09/25/20

      Thank you.
  • Roy and Linda Rathje

    3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Sue and Doug, You have our sincere sympathy. We just learned of your Dad's passing. Please extend our sympathy to your sisters too. We rarely see them but want them to know we are thinking of them too. Rest in Peace Bob.

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