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Robert A Honkomp

January 9, 1937 — September 18, 2013

Robert "Bob" A. Honkomp, 76, of Kingsley passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at a Sioux City hospital. Robert Anthony Honkomp was born January 10, 1937 in Ashton, IA, son of Edward and Grace (Jellesma) Honkomp. He was raised and educated in the Ashton area, graduating in 1955 from St. Joseph's Catholic High School. On September 6, 1960, Bob and Charlotte Verschoor were united in marriage at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hospers, IA. The couple have lived in Ashton, Jewell, Scranton, Ruthven, Ogden and Kingsley, IA, where they currently reside. Bob worked as assistant manager at the Ashton COOP, manager of Monsanto in Jewell, Ruthven COOP, West Central COOP in Scranton, owner of Ogden Grain and manager of Kingsley COOP. After Bob retired in March 1999 he worked as interim manager for fifteen COOP's and drove truck for Simomsen. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and spending time with his family.Those left to cherish Bob's memory is his wife of 53 years, Charlotte, daughter, Jane and Troy Miller, Waverly, IA, sons, Mike and Diana, Clarinda, IA and Jim and Crissy Honkomp of Polk City, IA; mother, Grace Honkomp , Sheldon, IA; 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Rich and Judy, Sheldon, IA, Dave and Carol, Paulina, IA, Bill and Connie, Ashton, IA, and Tom and Char Honkomp of Brookings, SD; sisters, Jan and Steve Kruger, Centennial, CO, and Nancy and Al Wassenaar, Doon, IA; sister-in-law, Linda Honkomp, Ashton, IA and brother-in-law, Gerry Block, Sheldon, IA.He was preceded in death by his father, Edward, brothers, Dan and Jerry, sister, Mary Jo Block, twin grandchildren, Maisey and Brock Miller and nephew, Doug Honkomp.In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be directed to the June E. Nylen Cancer Center, 230 Nebraska St., Sioux City, IA 51101.
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