Robert R. “Bob” Keese, 86

Robert R. “Bob” Keese, 86, of Marshalltown, Iowa, formally of Garwin, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 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, September 17, 2013, at the Green Mountain United Church of Christ with Pastor Kim Wilson officiating. Public visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013 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, Iowa, Roberta Keese of West Des Moines, Iowa, Jo (Tim) Ruff of Garwin, Iowa and Jon (Cindy) Keese of Huxley, Iowa; seven grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Raymond A. Keese and Lillian (Shore) Keese.