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Robert Elmer Sheeder

February 3, 1948 July 4, 2019
Robert Elmer Sheeder
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Obituary for Robert Elmer Sheeder

Robert Elmer Sheeder, 71, son of Elmer & Nina (Christensen) Sheeder, was born February 3, 1948 in Adair County, Iowa. He passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines, Iowa.
Robert graduated from Greenfield High School. He enlisted into the United States Army serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. Following his discharge, he married Sally Kuster on August 5, 1973 in Menlo, Iowa. They made their home in Stuart. In 1985, they moved to Panora. Robert started out farming and working at a few other jobs before working for Ryko Manufacturing in Grimes, where he was the Shipping Supervisor. He retired in 2012.
Robert enjoyed gardening, working on vehicles, inventing and tinkering with things. He could fix anything or make it work in his own special way.
Robert is survived by his wife, Sally of Panora; children, Julie (Mathew) Johnson of Panora; Mark (Alice) Sheeder of Panora; Lee (Megan) Sheeder of Jefferson; Ron Sheeder of Panora; Rob (Emily) Sheeder of Stuart; and Debbie Sheeder of Panora; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Siblings, Shirley (John) Staggs, Alvin (Kathy) Sheeder, Patsy (Larry) Silvey, Kenneth Sheeder, Cindy (Mike) Nelson, Beverly (Darrell) Moore, Ardis (Francis) McGinnis, Louise Lawson, Michael (Suzanne) Sheeder, and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Joshua Byerly.
Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Burial will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, near Van Meter. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Tuesday

9

Jul

5:00 PM 7/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

10

Jul

10:30 AM 7/10/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Iowa Veterans Cemetery (at Van Meter) Final Resting Place

34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA 50003

34024 Veterans Memorial Drive Adel 50003 IA
United States
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