Robert "Bob" E. Lindsey
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Robert “Bob” E. Lindsey, age 75, of Marengo passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at St. Lukes Unity Point in Cedar Rapids. Funeral service: 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo with Ben Brecht officiating. Burial with military honors conducted by the Marengo American Legion Post #76 and the U.S. Marine Honor Guard will be at the Marengo Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 P.M., Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Carol of Marengo; his two sons James (Shantel) Lindsey of Florida and Robert Lindsey of North Liberty; three grandchildren, Courtney (T.J.) Mangold of Marengo, John (Brittany) Lindsey of Marengo and Carrie (Tom) Detweiler of Parnell; eight great-grandchildren, Brook, Hunter, and William Mangold, Jeryn, Harlie, and Declan Lindsey and Tiffany and Rachel Detweiler. Also surviving Bob are his sisters Shirley, Martha, Peggy, Margie and Sue.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother Roger.
Robert Earl Lindsey, Jr. was born September 21, 1946, in Earle, Arkansas, the son of John and Clara Septer Lindsey. He attended school in Arkansas until the eighth grade then went to work helping his mom in the cotton fields. Bob enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp in January of 1966. He was united in marriage to Carol Jean Taylor on May 18, 1966, in Arkansas. Bob worked for Cryovac in Cedar Rapids for many years, after retirement he did odd jobs to keep busy. He enjoyed fishing, hunting especially mushroom hunting. In his later years he had a passion for traveling and was always ready for the next adventure. Bob loved spending time with his family and his great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by many.