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Robert F. Weir

September 4, 2018
Estherville News

A Celebration of Life service will be held for Robert F. Weir at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Estherville with Pastor Cory Allard officiating. Interment will be at East Side Cemetery, Estherville. Robert passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

Robert F. Weir, the son of John and Flossie (Sherman) Weir, was born November 3, 1936, in Graettinger, Iowa.

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Robert F. Weir

He received his education in the Graettinger schools.

On June 18, 1955, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Carrison. Bob was employed with the Estherville Community School District for seven years. Bob later was employed at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, retiring in 1997. Bob enjoyed wintering in Texas, teasing his grandchildren, square dancing, country music (honky tonk) and camping.

Bob was an active member of United Methodist Church, serving as usher, Methodist Men's group and helped with pancake suppers. He was a past member of Bustle Rustlers. Bob was also an avid Vikings fan.

Left to cherish Robert's memory is his wife, Dorothy; children, Doug (Penny) Weir of Estherville; Sheryl (Ken) Chonko of Jackson, Minnesota; Susan (Keith) Kuckenbecker of Dunnell, Minnesota; Robert, Jr. (friend, Kris) Weir of Nora Springs, Iowa; David (Amy) Weir of Algona, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Shirley (Jim) Bates of Graettinger, Iowa; Caroline (Ron) Trout of Waterloo, Iowa; Ronald (Marilyn) Weir of Graettinger, Iowa; and Judy Iverson of Estherville, Iowa.

Preceding Bob in death are his parents; son, Raymond and grandson, Brent Weir.

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