Robert D. Robb

Robert Duane Robb, age 82, of Clarion, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2005 at his home in Clarion.

Funeral services will be held 10:30A.M. on Thursday September 8, 2005 at the First Lutheran Church in Clarion with Pastor Gary Boen officiating, with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery in Clarion.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday September 7, 2005 at Ewing Dugger Helgeson Funeral Home, 602 North Main Street Clarion, Iowa and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Robert Robb, son of Arthur and Zella (Armour) Robb was born on September 15, 1922 on a farm in Eagle Grove. He attended grade school at Wright County Country schools and graduated from Clarion in 1939.

On May 1, 1948 he was united in marriage to Gladys L. Skauge. They farmed in the Wright County area for a few years. In 1958 they moved to the family farm southwest of Clarion and continued to live there until the time of his death.

Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and winter months in the south.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Robb and his wife, Darcy, of Clarion, Mark Robb of Des Moines; three grandchildren, Waylon Robb of Clarion, Michele Robb of Colorado, Shawn Robb of Des Moines; sister, Margaret Cook of Arizona; two brothers, Larry Robb and his wife Patty, of Corwith, Paul Robb and his wife Dorothy of Radcliff; sister-in-law, Carol Robb of Minnesota; brother-in-law, Terry Weatherly of Arizona; several nieces and nephews; close friends Dean and Carolyn Keller; and a host of other friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys; his parents, Arthur and Zella; brother, Everett; and sister, Carolyn.

He will be sorely missed by family and friends.


Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Former Clarion Location
602 North Main Street, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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Date: Thursday, September 8, 2005
Time: 10:30 am
Where: First Lutheran Church – Clarion
420 First Street North West, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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