Robert B. Withem

ROBERT B. WITHEM, age 91, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at his home. Robert was born December 27, 1919 in Mondamin, Iowa to George and Mayme (Parks) Withem. He farmed before going to serve his country in the Army. After his discharge he returned to farming. Robert was married to Helen Antrim November 12, 1946 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Robert was employed with DOT in 1957 and retired in 1983 as a Maintenance Supervisor. Helen passed away November 30, 1994. Robert was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Missouri Valley and he was an avid gardener. Survivors include his son: Dennis Withem and wife Mary Ann of Missouri Valley, Iowa; daughters: Jean Bauermeister and husband Bob of Fountain Valley, California; Julie Marshall and husband Roger of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Susie Kenealy and husband Mike of Missouri Valley, Iowa; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife Helen, five sister and three brothers. A Wake service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday with family visitation to follow until 8;00 p.m. at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the church following the committal service at the cemetery. Military honors conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley In Loving Memory Of ROBERT B. WITHEM Born December 27, 1919 Mondamin, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 15, 2011 Missouri Valley, Iowa Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2011 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Celebrant Father Mike Berner Organist Lyle Waterhouse Vocalist Joanie Petersen Selections “On Eagles Wings” “Be Not Afraid” “How Great Thou Art” “In The Garden” Honorary Bearers Betsy Katie Lisa Maggie Nick Chase Julia Chris Casket Bearers Matt Oloff Troy Moyer Mike Kenealy Roger Marshall Bob Bauermeister Derek Bauermeister Final Resting Place Mt. Carmel Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa

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