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Robert Robbins

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Robert J. “Moose” Robbins, age 69 of Waucoma, Iowa died Wednesday August 5, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 10, 2015, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma with Rev. Nick March celebrating the Mass. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may greet the family 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma. Visitation continues an hour prior to the Mass at the church on Monday. Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home, Waucoma is in charge of arrangements. Robert J. “Moose” Robbins was born July 24, 1946, in West Union, IA, the son of Robert and Gertrude (Greenough) Robbins. He received his education in Fredericksburg and was a 1964 graduate of the Fredericksburg High School. He then began working at Shawver Well Co. in Fredericksburg. On August 10, 1968, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Waucoma, he married Darlene Hackman. To this union three daughters were born. The couple lived for a brief time in both Elgin and Clermont, IA. Bob and Darlene moved to their Waucoma farm in 1972 where they operated a dairy herd. In 1988, the couple sold the herd and were both employed by Lynch Livestock. Bob retired in 2009. More than anything, Bob loved spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Robert is survived by his wife of 47 years, Darlene; three daughters, Amy (Brett) Hanson of Waucoma, Tara (Jason) Drape of Lansing and Angie (Bryan Kleve) Adams of Waucoma; six grandchildren, Emma Hanson, Sophia Adams, Jaylen Drape, Noah Hanson, Kaleb Drape and Sara Adams; one brother, Matt Robbins of Boca Raton, Fl; two sisters, Juanita (Terry) Lang of McGregor and Tiffany (Corey) Anderson of Monona. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Joe Loftus; two sisters, Sherene Mulloy and Roberta Kratochvill.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. Enjoyed golfing and laughing with you guys so many years app and running into you here and there from time to time. We are all here on earth such a short time but the memories live on. Thank you for allowing us to be part of those memories. Dennie and I send our condolences to all of you.

  2. Darlene and family, I am so sorry to read about Bob’s passing. You have my deepest sympathy. May Gid give you comfort during your time of sorrow. Hugs to you! Jan and Lance Manson

  3. Teresa, Darby and Ken from Florida purchased the Beautiful in Blue for the family of Robert Robbins.

  4. When I heard from Jason about Moosie passing it literally made my heart ache. I didn’t know him that well, but what memories I have bring a smile to my face. I feel such sadness for Darlene, Tara, Angie, and Amy, and their families, they will miss his infectious laughter, but with his body failing him, I am sure he is in a better place. Right now I am picturing him shooting the bull with my Dad. Those two together will be a handful for the Angels to keep in line! Thoughts and prayers to all Moosie’s family and friends!

  5. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Moose was always a bright spot at our softball games. we are so sorry! Dianne and Dave Ameling, Ossian

  6. I got the call from Darlene yesterday that my cousin Bobby Joe had passed away.I am so glad that he and I had the chance to go on a few fishing trips at Rathbun Lake and on the Mississippi River in the recent past. it was great to remember our younger days growing up in Fredericksburg and West Union and attempt to outdo each other with tall fishing tails when the fish weren’t biting he would usually win! My wife Deb and I want to express our sincere sympathy and for you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. My sympathy to you Darlene and your family. May your precious memories give you peace and comfort during this hard time. Prayers.

  8. So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. What a great man he was. MANY great memories of Bob & Darlene at the ball parks. His face would light up when talking about his grandchildren. God Bless you all & stay strong, Darlene. Mary Kay (Bengfort) Stee

  9. So sorry to hear that Bob passed away, He was a great person. The Good Lord must must have been in need of a good man and He got one.

  10. Darlene And family, I am so sorry for your loss, Bob was a wonderful man, I so enjoyed his visits At the store with me, & I am very very glad I got to know him.. you and your family.:revolving_hearts: are in my thoughts and in my prayers.. may the love and strength of all of your family and friends surrounding you help you During this difficult time in your life. God Bless, Lisa and Roger Wilker

  11. Darlene and family, I had not seen Bobbie for many years until we ran into you at a diner near the river. I am sorry for your loss. Your memories will help to get you through this tough time. God be with you

  12. Darlene, We are at a loss for words. There is nothing we can say that will make this any easier but know that we are sending you and your family all our love. Moose was one of a kind and will be so very very missed. Joe & Diana GebeI

  13. Darlene and family, So sorry for your loss. One big teddy bear he was. His memories will be with you always as you think back on all the good times together. Prayers coming your way. Love ya, Sharon.

  14. Darlene and family, You have our deepest condolences for your loss. We pray for your comfort and peace as you go through the grieving process. Joe and Sharon Haskovec

  15. Darlene and family, Thinking of you with prayers and sympathy , Bob touched many lives and will be missed. Ken & Jeanine Douglas

  16. Moose was a good man and I will miss our conversations at the trailer park. Tami and I will keep the family in our prayers. Bill and Tami Marks

  17. We are so sorry for your loss. Just remember all the good times you had together, and he will live on forever in your hearts. A lot of fond memories we have of Bob and Darlene when we were young and foolish. They will always be a part of us. Love to all of you. Peg & Delbert

  18. Darlene and family, So sorry to hear about ‘Moose’, I will always remember the good times I had with him. One thing I do know is that Bob lived life to the fullest. We are thinking of you. Scott and Cindy DeLance

  19. My condolences to all of you, I’m so sorry to hear this. Moosey gave me a lot of ‘grief’ at TJs and the Tiki, but I gave it right back and loved every minute of it! He will be missed.

  20. Prayers to you all in hopes you can find peace in all your fond, fun, and I am sure some humorous memories!!

  21. Thinking of all of you during this sad time. I can’t believe I will never see Moosey in my office bragging(and complaining) about our Vikings, and playing a practical joke on someone at the Tire Shop. He will be greatly missed! God Bless all of you. Gail Stammeyer

  22. Thinking of each and every one of you at this time!! I hope that you find solace through family, friends and memories!! God bless you all! Paulette, Joe, Lauryn and Gracyn Dagit

  23. So sorry to hear of your loss of a great man. Keep your memories of him in your hearts and he will live on. Love from the Schwartzkopf’s, Jeff, Gail and Ryan

  24. Darlene and family, You have my deepest sympathy! So sorry to read this. May the peace of the Lord give you strength. Pat (Scholbrock) Sommerlot


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