In Memory of Robert E. Siebrecht



Robert E. Siebrecht
Robert E. Siebrecht
Born: August 31, 1940
Died: November 10, 2019
Age: 79
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Robert E. Siebrecht
August 31, 1940 - November 10, 2019
From: Odebolt, IA

Robert E. Siebrecht, age 79, of Odebolt, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2019, at the United Methodist Church of Odebolt, Iowa. Pastor Ken Miller will officiate. Committal will follow in the Odebolt Cemetery of Odebolt, Iowa. Military Rites will be conducted by the Roose Post No. 313 of the American Legion of Odebolt, IA. A Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

Robert E. Siebrecht was born on August 31, 1940, in Carroll, Iowa. He was the son of John and Hilma (Olson) Siebrecht. Robert was baptized and confirmed in his faith at the United Methodist Church of Odebolt, Iowa. In his youth, he attended Richland #1 country school and graduated from Odebolt High School with the class of 1958. After high school Robert went into farming with his father, John.

    He enlisted in the Army National Guard and served from 1963 to 1968 when he was honorably discharged to resume farming north of Odebolt. On September 26, 1971, Robert married Mary Louise Raasch in the United Methodist Church of Odebolt. The couple were blessed with five children: Karen, Tammi, Trent, Kimberly, and Angela.

    Robert was a 50 year member of the Roose Post No. 313 of the Odebolt American Legion. He was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church of Odebolt and enjoyed farming, bowling, playing cribbage, jigsaw puzzles, word searches and old western movies.

    Robert is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Siebrecht of Odebolt, IA; children, Tammi (Brett) Murley of Sac City, IA, Trent Siebrecht of Storm Lake, IA, Kimberly Siebrecht of Ames, IA, and Angela Siebrecht of Grinnell, IA; eight grandchildren: Tiffany, Jacob, Tyler, Zachary, Elizabeth, Isabella, Garrett and Karsen; sister, Joan (Richard) Grosnickle of Mesa, AZ, sister, Shirley Rickers of Kiron, IA and sister-in-law, Irene Siebrecht of Clive, IA; nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Hilma Siebrecht; infant daughter, Karen; twin sister, Roberta; infant granddaughter, Ashlynn Murley; infant grandson, Christopher Becker; brothers, Kermit, Lloyd, and Merle.

 

 

SERVICES

10:30 a.m., Friday
November 15, 2019
United Methodist Church
Odebolt, Iowa

OFFICIATING

Pastor Ken Miller

CASKET BEARERS

Grant Snyder
Greg Neville
Dave Hemer
Mark Hansen
Keith Siebrecht
Howard Hustedt

VISITATION

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home
Odebolt, Iowa

MUSIC

"Amazing Grace"
"How Great Thou Art"
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"

INTERMENT

Odebolt Cemetery
Odebolt, Iowa

Military Rites by
Roose Post No. 313
of the American Legion
Odebolt, Iowa


Condolences


Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:02 AM
“Mary Louise, sorry to hear of Robert's death. Prayers for your family”
- Judy Rozek
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:39 PM
“Tammi, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers of healing and strength to you and family. Remember all the happy times. ”
- Shelly and Brent Keiser
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:09 PM
“Mary Louise, my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Luckily, I had conversation with Robert when I was last in Odebolt over Memorial Day. So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
- John Noyd
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:09 PM
“Mary Louise and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Robert's passing. I was very lucky to have had a step-mother who had such a wonderful and close family. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this hard time. Love to you all.”
- Karen (Seckman) Wilson
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 1:56 PM
“Mary Louise, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
- Pamela Boney Arrigo
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:48 AM
“I'm very sorry for your loss! May he rest in peace and God wrap you in his arms and bring you comfort.”
- Tonya Dupre
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:48 AM
“Prayers to your family Tammy!”
- Debra Jackson (Bengford)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:04 PM
“Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. ”
- Jeff, Shannon, Blainne & Matthew Stone
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:06 PM
“Sympathy to the family”
- Sarah Totten
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