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L. Robert 'Bob' Kemper

04/19/1938 - 09/06/2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: 09/12/2017

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L. Robert ‘Bob’ Kemper, 79, of Muscatine, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, due to an automobile accident.

Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend Dave McIntosh will officiate. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the combined squads of the American Legion Post 27 and the V.W.F. Post 1565. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Angela Kemper. Online condolences:

Bob was born on April 19, 1938, in Moline, Illinois. He married Jenny Lee on November 10, 1961, in Muscatine. She preceded him in death on July 19, 2011.

He was a veteran of the US Army serving in New Mexico. He was a machinist at Prime Mover Company retiring in 1997. He attended Hillcrest Baptist Church and was an avid Harley Davidson rider.

Those left to honor his memory include his daughters, Christine Ralls of Ely, and Angela Kemper of Muscatine. He is also survived by several brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his father and his wife.