Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Daniels

Oct 28, 2018
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Services:

10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church - Waterloo

Visitation:

4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo, and also for an hour before services at the church

Cemetery:

Burial at Garden of Memories Cemetery, with military rites by Evansdale AMVETS Post #31, Waterloo AMVETS Post #19, and US Navy Funeral Honor Guard 

Memorials:

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cedar Valley Hospice

Biography

Robert "Bob" Daniels, 96, of Reinbeck, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Oct. 28, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home.

He was born July 12, 1922, in Ossian, son of Charles and Grace Rathbun Daniels. He married Mildred Minnie Skaim on Jan. 5, 1947, at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, rural Decorah; she died Dec. 28, 2004.

Bob attended Frankville Township Schools. He worked for the Pacific Fruit Express in California and the Illinois Central Railroad in Waterloo until his retirement in 1985. Bob had also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterloo.

Survived by two sons, Dennis (Barb) Daniels and Tom (Mary) Daniels, both of Waterloo; a daughter in law, Linda Daniels of Dike; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Betty Wiltgen of Harmony, Minn.

Preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Larry Daniels; and five brothers Ray, Don, Walt, Lester and Chuck Daniels.

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  1. Wally Daniels | Oct 31, 2018
    Sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing.  I remember him as a man who loved fishing and camping.  He could make anyone smile with his unique laugh.
  2. chuck galer | Oct 30, 2018
    remember working with your dad at the railroads for many years .so sorry for your loss
  3. Chip Wood | Oct 30, 2018
    Enjoyed working with you Bob, and Thanksgivings at Nickers. Loved Larry and glad you're together.
  4. Kevan Cortright | Oct 30, 2018

    To all the Daniels Family,

    I send my sympathy and prayers to the family.

    Many years ago I remember gathering at your

    house and enjoying your family and your Mom and

    Dad. What joy it must be for them to be together

    with (Pee wee) Larry again !

    God bless and give you strength,

    Sincerely, Kevan Cortright

     

     

  5. martin holten | Oct 29, 2018
    sorry to hear about your loss. he led a full life

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