Robert M. Blue
1958 - 2020
Robert M. Blue, age 61, of Council Bluffs, passed away November 9, 2020 in Omaha from injuries suffered in a work accident. Bob was born December 17, 1958 in Council Bluffs to Robert D. and Carolyn (Hoover) Blue. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1977 and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1980-1983. Bob worked with his father at R.D. Blue Construction; owned and operated with his son, Blue's Gun Works and currently owned and operated Blue's Transport. Bob was a member of the NRA and competed in skeet competitions. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert G. Blue in 2019; father, Robert D. Blue in 2009 and sister, Suzanne M. Blue in 2012. Bob is survived by his mother, Carolyn Blue; sister, Karen Blue Waschkowski and husband Ron all of Council Bluffs; nephews, Nathan Blue and his children, Aiden and Natalia, Dylan (Stephanie) Waschkowski and their children, Hadley and Harrison; a host of other family and many friends. Visitation with the family, Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m., at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Bob will be laid to rest on Monday at the Omaha National Cemetery with full military honors tendered by the U.S. Marine Corps and Kanesville Honor Guard. Memorial contributions are suggested to D.A.V Chapter #5 or American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Published by The Daily Nonpareil on Nov. 13, 2020.
2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home and Crematory
545 Willow Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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My deepest sympathy to you. O words can help, just know I am thinking of you. Nancy
Nancy wolf Rivers
November 18, 2020
expressing our deepest sympathy and praying for all of you
larry punteney
November 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss. We knew Bobby from the Blues Gunworks. They were both great guys, we miss them.
Mark and Carrie Whitney
November 14, 2020
Sorry for your loss.
Diana L McKinsey
November 13, 2020
Orville Blue
November 13, 2020
We went to school with Bobby... always laughing and smiling. Great guy to be around. Our sympathy to the entire family.
Mike and Kathy Bandomer
November 13, 2020
Went to school with Bob he was a great guy! My condolences.
Carol Caraveo
November 13, 2020