Robert R. “Bob” Keese, 86

Robert R. “Bob” Keese, 86, of Marshalltown, formally of Garwin, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center with his loving family by his side.

Memorial service for Bob will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Green Mountain United Church of Christ with Pastor Kim Wilson officiating. Public visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home where his family will be present to greet friends. Memorial contributions may be directed in Bob’s name to his family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Robert and his family.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 66 years Colleen Keese; children: Mary Lou (Everett) Mills, of Hubbard; Roberta Keese, of West Des Moines; Jo (Tim) Ruff, of Garwin; and Jon (Cindy) Keese, of Huxley; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.