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“I miss Bob who was my good neighbor and friend for many years. I always enjoyed our conversations about his latest truck purchase and the...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Ken Damhoff - Fulton, IL - friend

“My deepest sympathy ”
2 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy DeWeerdt

“Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. He was one of a kind and will be missed greatly....Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Chuck, Erin, Patrick and Ian Wiebenga

“Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: Jerry & Val Bush

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
5 of 28 | Posted by: Bob & Margaret Norman - Clinton, IA

“Knew Bob from living in Fulton. WORKED WITH daughter and attended Coommunihy College with daughter.in law My sincere sympathy for complete family ”
6 of 28 | Posted by: Vera Noordt - clinton, IA

“so very sorry for your loss. you are in my thoughts and prayers, ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Dixie Benson - Clinton, IA

“Bob was a person who immediately made you feel welcomed. His warm smile and his sense of humor are things that I will always remember about him. I...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Dave Wiersema - Fulton, IL

“Our sympathy to you all: We have always enjoyed visiting with Bob. He and Kevin liked to tease each other. Sorry we won't be able to attend the...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin & Nancy VanZuiden - Fulton, IL

“Our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your dear dad and grandpa. Ray & Miriam Hadley Babak ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: Miriam Hadley Babak - Fulton, IL

“I can remember wanting to go across the Lyons-Fulton bridge just to see Bob....he always had a smile and always made everyone else smile too....I...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: jill near - Platteville, WI

“Sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Marvin & Ethel VanZuiden - IL

“Our sympathy to all of Bob's family. We will miss Bob's great sense of humor. He knew how to turn a bad day into a good day. Lee considered Bob...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Lee & Katie Groh - Fulton, IL

“REST IN PEACE BOB. I will truely miss your many many visits to my body shop and the smiles you put on our faces with your sense of humor. we had...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Kent Nicolaysen - Fulton, IL

“I am so sorry about the loss of your dad Dawn..he was a Incredible guy and will be missed ”
15 of 28 | Posted by: Debbie Benson - clinton, IA

“Im praying for all of you. Having just gone thru this a few weeks ago i know how tough this is but we know hes another angel in heaven watching iver...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: jolene farley

“Prayers for Bob and his family. God Bless. ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: David & Lynn Hamilton - Fulton, IL

“so sorry to hear of your loss ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: cindy abbott - fulton, IL

“YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY HEART.YOU WERE SUCH A SPECIAL & FUNNY FELLA YOU WILL ALWAYS AND FOREVER BE MISSED. ”
19 of 28 | Posted by: Barbara .FOSTER - Fulton, IL

“Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
20 of 28 | Posted by: Roger and Gail Drolema

“We are so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a great guy & knew how to tease a person! May God wrap his comforting arms around you all!...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Mark & Sandy Hamilton - Fulton, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to Bob's family. We will miss his laugh and sense of humor. There was never a dull moment when you were with him! ”
22 of 28 | Posted by: Dale and Kathy Green - Fulton, IL

“Our Sympathy to Bob's family. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Michael and Regina VanZuiden - IL

“Our Sympathy to Bob's children. ”
24 of 28 | Posted by: Don & Sheila (Baker) Franzen - IL

“will sure miss his sence of humor ”
25 of 28 | Posted by: Tommy and Gaye Littlejohn - IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a great guy and always full of laughts. Dan, Melissa & MiKayla ”
26 of 28 | Posted by: Dan, Melissa and MiKayla - Fulton, IL

“Thinking and praying for all of you. Bob & Janice ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Bob & Janice Wiersema

“We will certainly miss Bob's smile and cheery hello. May he rest in peace and enjoy the marvels of heaven with our Lord. ”
28 of 28 | Posted by: Randy and Judy Holesinger - IL


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Robert Doescher, Sr., age 88 of Fulton, died Tuesday, August 26, 2015 at Mercy Living Center North in Clinton.

Robert was born on June 21, 1927 in Lyons, Iowa; the son of William and Ida (Winkel) Doescher. He married Kathryn Huizenga on April 20, 1948. She preceded him in death on March 22, 2013. He was employed by the Department of Transportation as a toll booth operator for many years. He also worked for the City of Fulton, for Pillsbury Soy Plant, and part time for J & D Construction. Robert had an interest in cars. He enjoyed riding his bike and spending time working in his garage; he was always fixing or making something. Robert was a member of the Second Reformed Church in Fulton.

Survivors include four daughters, Deb (Ken) Dykstra of Fulton, Gail Wiersema of Albany, Donna (Tim) Green of Fulton and Dawn (Wayne) Benson of Clinton; two sons, Robert P. (Ginny) Doescher, Jr. of Morrison and Mike (Candy) Doescher of Clinton; two sisters in law, Alta Doescher of Clinton and Clausina Huizenga of Morrison; fourteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; two step great grandchildren and three step great, great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one great grandson, Isaac Dykstra; three brothers, William, George and Henry Doescher; two sisters, including his twin sister, Irene Barrows and Dorothy Shocker and one son in law, Robert Wiersema.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Fulton. Funeral service will be on Friday, August 28th at 10:30 A.M. at the Second Reformed Church in Fulton with Reverend Scott Stephen, officiating. Burial will follow at Fulton Township Cemetery.