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  • Obituary: ROBERT LEE ROOF, age 68

  • ROBERT LEE ROOF, age 68
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  • ROBERT LEE ROOF, age 68 of Sidney, IA died Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at his home unexpectedly. Robert was born May 28, 1945 in Red Oak, IA to Alonzo William Roof and Doris Alice (Mertz) Roof. He worked for many years in the Meat Packing industry and, after retiring from there, he helped out a friend as a Farm Hand for a time.
    Robert was preceded in death by his parents; son, Anthony Roof; and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Alice C. Redden and husband Rob of Blaine, MN; son, Rick Roof and Diane Nelson of Sidney, IA; 6 grandchildren, Allen Andersen, Alisha Johnson, Dylan Roof, Zac Roof, Shania Daugherty and Josie Daugherty; 2 great grandchildren, Henry Johnson and Alanna Johnson; 2 brothers, William John Henry Roof and Charles Roof; sister, Anna May Gould; former wife, Linda Russell and her significant other, Darcie Tilton of Red Oak, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.
    Graveside services for the interment of ashes will be 2:00 PM Monday, May 12, 2014 at Evergreen Cemetery in Red Oak, IA with Pastor Travis Hensley officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation and a memorial fund has been established. The Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA is in charge of arrangements.

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