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Robert Norman "Bob" Challberg
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1943
Lake County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 2008
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Robert Norman "Bob" Challberg
April 3, 1943-March 20, 2008

Robert "Bob" Norman Challberg, 64, of Joplin, died at 5:03 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2008 at his home. Bob was born April 3, 1943, in Waukegan, Ill.

He had lived in Illinois and Iowa before moving to Independence, Mo., in 1961. He graduated from William Chrisman High School in Independence, Mo. He also had lived in Missouri, Indiana and Virginia before returning to the Webb City and Joplin area in 1988.

He had worked at Missouri Steel and the former Oak Hill Hospital in Joplin and for several local nursing homes. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in the Missouri National Guards. He was a member of American Legion Post 13.

Survivors include two daughters, Anna Challberg and Michelle Challberg; three sons, Eric Challberg, Robert W. Nichelson and Brian Nichelson; stepchildren, Diane Nowlin and Chris Fry; his mother, Ethel Challberg, Joplin; a brother, Gary Challberg and his wife, Charlotte, Lecompte, La.; three sisters, Donna Moss and her husband, David, Joplin, Shirley Waner and her husband, John, Kirkland, Wash., and Nancy Challberg and her husband, Galen Stauffer, Joplin; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 22nd at Ozark Memorial Park with Rev. Jeff Martin officiating. Military rites will be conducted.


Married first to Mabel Weaver-Kline-Challberg. To this union was born two children; Eric and Michelle.

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  Robert G. Challberg (____ - 1988)
  Ethel Janette Benson Challberg (1922 - 2010)
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
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Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Mar 20, 2008
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Robert Norman Bob Challberg
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*He used to be married to my aunt Mabel Weaver-Kline-Challberg.They had 2 children together:Eric and Michelle
- Julie Bushong
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
Rest in Peace
- Judy K. Roberts
 Added: Sep. 23, 2011

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