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Mr. Robert James Datema

Independence, Missouri

Sep 26, 1930 – Nov 13, 2017 (Age 87)


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Floral Hills Funeral Home and Floral Hills Cemetery Obituary

Robert “Bob” James Datema passed away peacefully at University of Kansas Hospital surrounded by loved ones on November 13, 2017. God looked down on Bob and told him your suffering and in pain, so he took him home. Bob was born on September 26, 1930 in Sibley, Iowa to John and Bertha Datema. ...

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May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Prayers to you Joyce and your family! I'm so sorry for your loss.

Bob was one of the nicest people I have ever known. He will be truly missed. Prayers to Joyce and family.

God has given us a life span of 70 and 80 years if we are strong. May you celebrate a life well lived and loved by many. Psalms 90:10

Joyce, Our prayers and sympathies to you and your family. Bob was such a wonderful, kind, gentle man. May God bless you during this time of sorrow.
Trix & Howard

Joyce, so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. My prayers go out to you and your family.

Joyce, so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. Wish I could be there to give you a hug. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Marilyn Rees Bobs cousin.

Prayers for Joyce & family, a gentle spirit has gone home.

Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship. Bob was such a good and kind man. You two were fortunate to be able to live a beautiful love story. My heartfelt condolences, my friend.