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Robert Momyer11/28/2010
Robert Eugene Momyer was born May 1, 1916 in Knoxville, Iowa the son of William
Tolbert Momyer and Bessie Ethel (Stevens) Momyer.

He was raised in Knoxville and
graduated with the Class of 1934. Following high school, Bob went to work on his
father’s farm.

Several years later Bob would meet a young nurse, Fran Furlong, who
was working at the Knoxville V.A. Fran and Bob were married on May 20, 1943 in Corpus
Christi, Texas, where Bob was stationed during World War II. In September of 1945
Bob was honorably discharged from the United States Navy and returned home to Knoxville.

He and Fran started their family and Bob grew the farm into a successful dairy operation.
He retired in 1978. In their retirement years, Bob and Fran traveled extensively,
including all 50 states and around the world. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed golfing
and the Monday night card club and playing cards on Thursday at the country club.
In his younger years, Bob enjoyed bowling and sponsoring the Momyer Dairy Team.
He and Fran also enjoyed all the children’s sporting events and school activities
as they were growing.

Bob was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Pine Knolls Country
Club and the American Legion. He played Taps for years as part of military funeral
honors conducted by the local American Legion.

Bob passed away on Sunday, November
28, 2010 at the Knoxville Area Community Hospital at the age of 94 years, 6 months
and 27 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, John David in
infancy and John Kevin at age 21.

Those left to honor his memory include his loving
wife of 67 years, Fran; his children: Dennis R. Momyer of Honolulu, HI; William
P. Momyer (Kathy) of Kent, Washington; Molly Momyer Fausch (Steve) of Ankeny and
Rosemary Momyer Frazier (Ron) of Knoxville; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren;
his sister, Maxine Brooks Lister of Knoxville and many other family members and
friends.

Robert E. Momyer Rosary Service Bybee & Davis Funeral Home – Knoxville,
Iowa Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial St. Anthony
Catholic Church – Knoxville, Iowa Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Rev.
Steven Ebel, celebrant Casket Bearers Chris Frazier Nick Momyer Dean Kirstein Andy
Fausch Steve Bellon, Jr. Matt Fausch Honorary Casket Bearers Stacy Bellon Abby Kirstein
Erica Yingling Jennifer Momyer Interment Graceland Cemetery – Knoxville, Iowa Military
Honors accorded by the American Legion Baty-Tucker Post No. 168, the V.F.W. John Myers Post #3519 and the United States Navy.

The family invites relatives and friends
to St. Anthony Church Hall for lunch following the committal service. For those
desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus or to Save
Our Stadium.

Visitation 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM 12/01/2010 Knoxville Bybee & Davis Funeral
Home 301 North Second Street Knoxville Iowa 50138 Service 10:30 AM 12/02/2010 St.
Anthony's Catholic Church 1202 Woodland Dr. Knoxville IA 50138 641-828-7050 641-828-7050
Cemetery Graceland Cemetery.