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“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Larry & Nancy White - Ashland, OH

“Stacie and family, hold on to the memories. Sending thoughts and prayers to all! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Wendy Jochum - Dubuque, IA

“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...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Dan and Cindy Priest - Ashland, OH

“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...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dave & Vonnie Langman - Canton, OH

“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...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Laura Frank - Altoona, IA


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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.