Robert W. "Bob" Schuster

  • Born: September 30, 1946
  • Died: February 9, 2018
  • Location: Dubuque, Iowa

Behr's Funeral Home

1491 Main Street
(563) 582-3297
Dubuque, IA 52001
Tel. (563) 582-3297

Tribute & Message From The Family

Bob Schuster, age 71, of Dubuque, passed away unexpectedly at 3:25 p.m., on Friday, February 9, 2018, at home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Trinity Church, 1701 Rhomberg Ave, with Rev. Andrew Awotwe-Mensah officiating. Family and friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Bob was born on September 30, 1946, in Dubuque, Iowa, son of Donald and Agnes (Heller) Schuster. He married Carol Vogel on September 7, 1968.

Bob enjoyed walks along the Lock and Dam, always picking up trash to preserve the environment for everyone to enjoy. He enjoyed watching the eagles and fishing, working in the yard, putzing in his workshop and spending time with his family. Bob was an avid reader, and lived a quiet and content life.

Surviving are his wife,
Carol Schuster, Dubuque, IA;

his children,
Julianne (Mike) Sixel,
Chris (Tracy) Schuster,
Stacie (Greg) Halverson,
Stephanie (Nick) Maglis
and Alexander (fiancée Nicole) Schuster;

his grandchildren,
Nick, Jon, Matt and Kate Halverson, Ben and Nathan Sixel, Abby Schuster, Sophia, Amelia and Chloe Maglis;

his sisters,
Lavonne "Bonnie" Bigelow
and Jane Lampe;

and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Wilbur "Bill" (Joyce) Vogel; and 2 brothers-in-law, Eldon "Butch" Bigelow and Tom Lampe.

A Robert W. Schuster memorial fund has been established, which will be distributed among his favorite charities.


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry to hear of Bob's passing.

Posted by Larry & Nancy White - Ashland, OH - Neighbor   February 14, 2018

Stacie and family, hold on to the memories. Sending thoughts and prayers to all!

Posted by Wendy Jochum - Dubuque, IA - Family Friend   February 14, 2018

Dear Carol!
We are so very sad to hear about Bob. We have so many memories of time spent with both of you. We will keep you and your entire family in our thoughts and prayers. Your friendship will always be very special to the Priest family.
Dan & Cindy Priest

Posted by Dan and Cindy Priest - Ashland, OH - Friend   February 13, 2018


Our sincere heartfelt condolences to you Carol and to all of your family. Bob will certainly be missed. We hold very fond memories of him in our hearts.

Posted by Dave & Vonnie Langman - Canton, OH - family   February 13, 2018

Sorry to hear of your loss.
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Fondest memories of hanging out at house and getting the keys to the Archway Cookie truck as a treat for being good.
Will never forget all the good times.

Posted by Laura Frank - Altoona, IA - Family Friend   February 12, 2018