Robert Raymond "Bob" Ewald

Robert "Bob" Raymond Ewald

Robert "Bob" Raymond Ewald, 81, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Billings, MO. He was born July 30, 1931 in Great Bend, Kansas. Bob was in the U.S. Navy from 1949 to 1969, he retired from the U.S. Navy. Bob also worked at Blount Industries for 20 years.

Bob married Shirley Joan Ewald (Wolfe) on June 4,1954 in Ellinwood, KS. Bob volunteered at the DAV, VFW, American Legion, Fleet Reserve, and Mercy Volunteer.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, stepfather, mother and brother. He is survived by his wife Shirley, three children Michael and wife Paula Ewald, Craig and wife Kay Ewald and Douglas Ewald. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Nick Ewald and Chelsea Harrison, one great-grandchild; Eva k. Ewald. Five brothers; Jerome and wife Elvera Ewald, Marvin and wife Marg Bieberle, Ron and wife Paula Bieberle, Gordon Bieberle, Floyd and wife Peggy Bieberle. Three sisters; Joyce and husband Dan Leiker, Bernidine and husband Don Overman and Corrine Batchman, and many cousins.

A memorial service will be Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Burial will follow at Missouri Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society or Paws Pantry in Republic MO.


Funeral Home

Greenlawn Funeral Home South - Springfield
441 West Battlefield Springfield, MO 65807

Published in the News-Leader on May 8, 2013