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books until his father and he walked the long way home to Magowan Avenue for his dad’s afternoon break. The family had no car until Bob was a senior in high school. In high school he secured a job with the University lawn mowing crew, mowing with hand pushed reel mowers, four men abreast, back and forth on the Pen- tacrest. Two summers, while in college, he and 3 friends, found jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska helping helping in the construction of the air base. After college graduation, graduation, he began his sales career with Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical companies, starting starting in the Quad Cities, where he met his wife Joanne Jensen. After marrying in 1955, they relocated permanently back to Iowa City, where they raised four children; children; Beth, Tom, Sarah and David. After the death of Joanne. Bob married Velma Stubbs Kelso, also an Iowa City native, on September 17, 2006. Being retired, they traveled traveled extensively from Alaska to California. Texas to Missouri and Wisconsin. South Carolina Carolina to Maine and time at their home in Estes Park, Colorado. They found a fitting summary to their life together. “Once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale!”

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 16 Jan 2017, Mon,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page A4

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