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Funeral Service

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)
Thursday September 26th, 2019

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Robert C. Kettler

Robert C. Kettler, 85, of Waterloo, IL, died September 23, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born May 26, 1934, in New Hanover, IL.

He is survived by his children Bonnie (Keith) Osterhage, Bobbi (Tom) Vogt, Randy (Darlene) Kettler, and Kenny (Angie) Kettler; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sisters Virginia Schwarze and Marlene Rusteberg; sisters-in-law Gloria Kettler and Marcia Dalkert; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

Robert is preceded in death by his wife Joanne R. Kettler (nee Dalkert); parents Albert H. & Clara I. (nee Schmidt) Kettler; brother Wilbert Kettler; sisters Esther Kettler and Darlene Dumstorff; and great grandson Ryder Vogt-Buechler.

He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ; Masons; Shriners; retired Waterloo Volunteer Fire Department; City of Waterloo official; and former owner of Waterloo Times/ Waterloo Printers.

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10 AM until time of service Thursday, September 26, 2019 at St. Paul United Church of Christ 

12 Noon Thursday, September 26, 2019 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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So sorry to hear about Bob. He was a great buy and always good to me and my family. My deepest sympathies to all his loved ones.
Debbie Augustine

Debbie Augustine Sep 30 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to all the family. Bob was a great guy.

Linda Novack Sep 27 2019 12:00 AM

A BASKET GARDEN was ordered on September 26, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

Wishing the Kettler Family peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. I will always have fond memories of working for Bob when I was teenager. Sincerely, Doug & Rebecca Shaffer

Doug Shaffer Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM

Bobbi and all the family - Eric and I are so sorry for your loss. I will never forget the good times we spent with dad, from sad times to happy times. Family Kitchen will never be the same. You are all in my thoughts while he and his queen are finally together.

Eric and Shelly Eichner Sep 24 2019 12:00 AM