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Robert "Bob" James Oberbroeckling

October 19, 1933 September 16, 2019
Robert "Bob" James Oberbroeckling
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" James Oberbroeckling

Robert “Bob” James Oberbroeckling, 85, of Waterloo, died Monday, September 16, at home.

He was born October 19, 1933, in Dyersville, the son of Greg and Ceil Digman Oberbroeckling. He married Lois Neuhaus on September 21, 1954, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in New Vienna.

Bob served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was employed in Sales and Management for Goodyear Tire for thirty years, retiring in 1991.

Survivors include: his wife, Lois of Waterloo; two daughters, Nancy (Curt) Diehm of Dubuque, Joan (Mike) Craig of Waterloo; two sons, Dan (Carol) Oberbroeckling of Indianapolis, Ind. and Joe (Alice) Oberbroeckling of Sheboygan, Wisc.; twelve grandchildren, Katie (Joe) Schuhow, Fr. Noah Diehm, Emily Diehm, Megan Diehm, Jessica (Marko) Milanović, Libby Craig, Amy Oberbroeckling, Erica Oberbroeckling, Ben Oberbroeckling, Jim Oberbroeckling, Greg Oberbroeckling, and John Oberbroeckling; three great grandchildren, Dori Schuhow, Drew Schuhow, and C.J. Schuhow; brother, Tom (Joanne) Oberbroeckling of Dyersville; a sister, Jan (Ron) Bockenstedt of Waterloo; a brother-in-law, Jim (Sue) Kraus of Farley; a sister-in-law, Dianne (Dennis) Duwe of Luxemburg.

Preceded in death by: a daughter, Debra Oberbroeckling; two grandsons, Adam James Oberbroeckling and Michael John Craig; a sister Phyllis Kraus; a brother, Jim Oberbroeckling.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 24, at St. Edward Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by the Waterloo Amvets Post 19 and Evansdale Post 31, assisted by Offutt Air Force Honor Guard. Public visitation from 3-7 p.m. Monday, September 23, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, where there will be a 3 p.m. rosary and 6 p.m. vigil service. Visitation also one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

Memorials: may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice, Wounded Warriors, or St. Edward Catholic Church.


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Visitation

Monday

23

Sep

3:00 PM 9/23/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/23/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

There will be a 3 p.m. rosary and 6 p.m. vigil service. Visitation also one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

24

Sep

10:30 AM 9/24/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Olivet Cemetery Final Resting Place

3912 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

3912 W. 4th Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States
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