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Robert “Bob” Sheetz, 64, died peacefully Sunday, August 20th at his home in North Liberty.

A Memorial Service with military honors will be held at 1pm, August 26th at Lensing Oak Hill, 210 Holiday Road, Coralville.

A memorial bench will be erected in Bob’s honor at Swiss Valley Park in Dubuque County. In lieu of flowers, donations to the park memorial may be made to Jeanne Sheetz at 480 Lockmoor Ave, North Liberty, Iowa 52317.

Bob was born August 22, 1952 in Washington, Iowa, the son of Hubert and Philomena Bombei Sheetz. He was raised on the family farm near Keota. Bob achieved the rank of Sergeant and served as a B-52 bomber crew chief in the US Air Force in Guam and Thailand during the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1974. Bob was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 1972 for meritorious service for exemplary leadership and personal endeavor and devotion to duty.

Bob received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa in 1995 and was employed by Farm Mutual as a property insurance claims adjuster for over 28 years.

On January 10, 1998 Bob married Jeanne Speaker, and together they shared a love of family and the outdoors. Bob was an avid swimmer, runner, hunter and fisherman.

Bob is survived by his wife Jeanne of North Liberty, and stepchildren Jill (Ross) Nusser and Blair Gretter, both of Iowa City; two grandchildren Harper and Thorson Nusser; four siblings: twin brother Rex(Kristi) Sheetz, Carolita Sheetz, and Jerry (Rita) Sheetz, all of Keota and Mary Ann (Scott) Cumings of Severance, Colorado and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents.


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Service

Saturday

26

Aug

1:00 PM
Lensing's Oak Hill

210 Holiday Road
Coralville, Iowa 52241


Memorial Contribution

Memorial Bench in Honor of Bob Scheetz

in care of Jeanne Sheetz
480 Lockmoor Avenue
North Liberty, Iowa 52317
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