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Robert William "Bob" Aalbers


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Robert William "Bob" Aalbers Obituary
Robert William "Bob" Aalbers

Altoona - Robert Aalbers, 88, died on July 10, 2018, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. He was born in Otley, Iowa on November 14, 1929, the son of William and Grace Aalbers.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Esther; son, Danny (Ronda) Aalbers; son-in-law, Michael (Cheryl) Johnston; grandchildren, Kari (Joshua) Jackson, Bradley (Margaret) Johnston, Matthew (Chelsie) Johnston, Jenny (Jeremy) Morse, and Brian (Heather) Cousins; great-grandchildren, Samantha Jackson, Kamden Johnston, Callen Johnston, Ethan Cousins, and Lily Morse; great great-grandson, Khizar Innis. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kristin Sue Johnston; brother, Donald Aalbers; and sister-in-law, Laverna Aalbers.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at First Reformed Church, 300 E. 5th Street, Prairie City, with burial to follow at Waveland Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Friday evening from 5 to 7p.m. at Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home, 105 4th Street SW.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the First Reformed Church Prairie City, Altoona Lions Club or John Stoddard Cancer Center, in loving memory of Bob.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on July 13, 2018
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