|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1938|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2010|
From the January 26, 2010 edition of the Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Robert J. "Bob" Ewert, 71, of 263 Hill St., died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Siegert-Casper Colonial Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 390 N Grandview Ave., where friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by American Legion Dubuque Post 6.
He was born on Dec. 16, 1938, in Dubuque, son of Theodore and Mabel (Oswald) Ewert. Bob served in the Air Force during peace time during the Cuban missile crisis.
He married Toni Lightle on Aug. 17, 1973, in Dubuque; she preceded him in death on Sept. 16, 2009.
Bob worked at the former Dubuque Packing Co. as a meat cutter for 26 years, until his retirement in 1982. He then worked as a swing shift custodian at the Dubuque Community School District until 2000. Bob also was a school bus driver for the Dubuque schools.
He was a member of Am Vets and the American Legion.
Surviving are two sisters, Geraldine Leslein and Pat Paar, both of Dubuque; three children, Steven Ewert, Sheryl (Ed) Brockelsby and Michelle Ewert, all of Wichita, Kan.; two adopted children, Bobby and Doug Ewert; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Theodore and Richard Ewert; and two sisters, Gloria Breson and Carol Deutsch.
Toni Lynn Lightle Ewert (1948 - 2009)
Mount Calvary Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 26, 2010
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