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 Robert Lee “Buckeye” Bronemann

Robert Lee “Buckeye” Bronemann

Birth
Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA
Death 11 Feb 2017 (aged 75)
Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA
Burial Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 176334486 · View Source
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Robert “Buckeye” Bronemann age 75, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family following an extended illness.

Funeral service will be held 10:30 Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017 at the United Church of Monticello with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery with Military Honors. Friends may call from 4 until 7 Tuesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home.

Surviving is his wife, Carole, 2 daughters, Pam (Craig) Thompson, Monticello, Jackie (John) White, Anamosa, 4 grandchildren, Hannah and Hunter Thompson and Robert and Dalton Wilcox, 4 brothers, Mike of Anamosa, Larry (Ellie), James (Katie) and Gary all of Monticello, 3 sisters, Jean Grimm, Tucson, AZ., Judith (James) Leggett, Urbandale, Penny (Dean) Ehrisman, Monticello.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Donald and 2 sisters, Suzie and Margie.

Robert Lee Bronemann was born June 27, 1941 at Monticello, Iowa. He was the son of Donald and Theresa Ehlts, Bronemann. Buckeye graduated from the Monticello Community Schools.

He enlisted in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he met his future wife Carole.

Robert Bronemann and Carole Noel were married on November 15, 1963 at Monticello, Iowa.

Buckeye started working at Energy Manufacturing 1963. He was employed at Energy for 40 years, and thirty five years as a foreman. He retired in 2003.

Buckeye loved Fords from the 1950’s. He restored 2 for himself and helped a friend with another. When he wasn’t working on his car he loved to go fishing in Minnesota and hunt mushrooms in the spring and watch the Cubs and the Hawkeyes. Buckeye was an avid poker player. He played in area tournaments, quite often and had played in the Senior Texas Hold’em Tournament in Las Vegas.

Obituary & photo published by Goettsch Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Jean
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176334486
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lee “Buckeye” Bronemann (27 Jun 1941–11 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176334486, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jean (contributor 47905531) .