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Robert William "Bob" Adermann
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1939
Death: Aug. 8, 2011


Robert (Bob) William Adermann
Herald Citizen
COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Staff Sgt. Robert William Adermann, retired, 71, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, from the chapel of Cookeville Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Cookeville Cemetery with full military honors.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, and again Friday from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Staff Sgt. Adermann passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Bob, as most knew him, was born October 6, 1939, in Niagara Falls, N. Y., to the late William Fredrick Adermann and Julia Cecula Adermann.

Staff Sgt. Adermann joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 18 serving his country from 1958 until 1961. While attending college from 1961 until 1963, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. In 1963, he re-entered the U.S. Marine Corps serving his country for four more years. During his active duty, Staff Sgt. Adermann served three tours of duty in Vietnam receiving three Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star with Valor. He was a member of the reconnaissance unit of the 3rd Marine Division, 9th Regiment.

He was a member, honorary member or lifetime member of numerous associations and organizations. He was most committed to the Marine Corps Association, 3rd Recon Association, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, American Legion and the National Rifle Association. He donated to such charities as the Boy Scouts of America, and St Jude's Hospital.

Staff Sgt. Adermann was a sniper in the Marine Corps and remained a firearms expert in his civilian life, teaching his skills in weaponry and self-defense to individuals, FBI, TBI, officers of Cookeville Police and Putnam County Sheriff Department. Cookeville City Police and their SWAT Teams frequently use his rifle range for their training and practice. The shooting portion of the Cookeville Police Department's, as well as Nashville Tech's classes in handgun safety are also held at Bob's range.

His family includes wife of 44 years, Susan White Adermann of Cookeville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Matt and Christine Adermann of Swansea, Mass. and Mark and Shelia Adermann of Cookeville; a sister, Judi Newbury of Bull Shoals, Ark.; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Sandy Adermann of Fla.; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jason and Patricia White of Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Staff Sgt. Adermann was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Ann DeKoning.

Pallbearers will be the Marine Corp Reserves.

Honaray pallbearers will be sons Matt and Mark Adermann as well as Ken Sircy, Dr. Sullivan Smith, Alan Straughn and Scott Howard.

The family requests donations be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301; and/or the Boy Scouts of America National Council, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, Texas 75015-2079; or a charity of the donor's choice.


 
 
Burial:
Cookeville City Cemetery
Cookeville
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: GNixon
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74729408
Robert William Bob Adermann
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