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“Sorry for your loss. I've heard nothing but good things about bob. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Ken Wuorenma - Fort Wright, KY

“Deepest sympathy. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Martha Cogdill Rose - Dunlap, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a vibrant person and will live on in many hearts for time to come. I will keep you in my thoughts and pray...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Dianne Kelley-Book - Walnut, IA

“Beverly and Family our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Uncle Bob was a very special person and will be missed. I remember all the good...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Nauroth - Phoenix, AZ

“So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad Shelly and family. Thinking of you at this time. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Karla Rivers - Boone, IA - Friend

“So very sorry, Kim Melone and family. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Melone - Butler, PA

“Bev and family so sorry to hear of Bobs passing I always enjoyed playing golf with him and listening to his stories and boy did he have some douseys...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kenny Houston - Dunlap, IA

“Thinking of you during this time of bereavement. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Vincent Hockaday - Atlanta, GA

“To the Nauroth Family. I have known Bob for all my life. I remember him living across the alley from us when I was in grade school. I worked with...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Byron Hartwig - Battle Creek, IA

“Debbie, Randy & the Family,Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time! Gail & Don Schoof ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Schoof - Roseville, MI

“Dear family,How appropriate to use Uncle Bob's military picture. As you said, Debbie, he was so proud of his service during WWll. May God give all...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Ware - Oelwein, IA - Family

“Bev. So sorry to hear uncle Bob has passed. Always enjoyed being with him on the golf course and in the clubhouse. Just a great guy to talk to. I...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Nauroth - Scottsdale, AZ

“Jackie and Steve and the Nauroth family ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn Boustead - Woodbine, IA

“Uncle Bob many good memories would trade you anybody. Great friend also ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Bremser - Dow city, IA


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Robert Joseph Nauroth was born July 1, 1927, in Dunlap, Iowa to William and Theresa Ann (Feser) Nauroth. He was raised near Dunlap and attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Dunlap. Bob joined the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during World War II. After his honorable discharge Bob worked for Burlington Northern Railroad. He moved to Chicago and worked in a service station and then returned to Dunlap to work for Gorham Motors. On July 11, 1954, Bob married Beverly Fitch. Bob worked for Ruth Boe at Ryder & Co. in Dunlap and Union Gas & Skelgas working his way up to managing the Skelgas business.

Bob was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Dunlap American Legion. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed bowling on a league.

Bob died Friday, January 13, 2017, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley at the age of 89 years, six months and 12 days.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, infant Jerry, Elmer, Frank , Herb, Bill and Howard Nauroth and three sisters, an infant and Alvina O'Connor and Lee Heffernan; son-in-law, James Doonan. He is survived his wife, Beverly Nauroth of Dunlap: three daughters, Debbie (Randy) Coffelt of Pinckney, Michigan, Jackie (Steve) Assman of Earling, Iowa, Shelly Doonan of Dallas Center, Iowa; son, Robert (Michael Tamburrino) Nauroth of Lilburn, Georgia; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; brother, Ray Nauroth of Dunlap, Iowa; in-laws, Robert (Sandy) Fitch of Missouri Valley, Iowa and Peggy (Paul) Yutesler of Springfield, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends.