Mass of Christian Burial for Robert (Bob) Sieber, 79, Eudora, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Bob passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at his home.
Bob was born on July 13, 1941 in Topeka, KS, the son of Albert Ray and Hattie Fern (Riggins) Sieber. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
He enjoyed watching and coaching softball, and fishing. He loved spending time with his family, shooting pool, KU basketball, KC Royals and the KC Chiefs. He was a Steam Fitter Supervisor for the University of Kansas.
He worked as an Armature Fabricator (specialist in dinosaur mounts and steel fabrication) with nephew Lloyd.
He married Rose “Maggie” Yarmer on September 17, 1965 in Lawrence. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his two daughters, Robin (Scott) Starling, Eudora, Raquan (Roy) Hoffer, Lawrence; six grandchildren, Elizabeth Folks, Kyle Hodges, Kelli Erwin, EvanLee Folks, Josh Hodges and Thatcher Starling; 15 great grandchildren; two sons, Bob Sieber, Nowata, OK, David Sieber (Tomi), Pampa, TX; adopted son, Lloyd Wisdom; sister, Faye Welcher, Lawrence; and brother, John (Donna) Sieber, De Soto, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Sonny Sieber; sister, Fern Sieber; one great granddaughter, Navaeh; and a niece and nephew.
A Rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021 with a visitation to follow until 7 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name and may be payable to Rose Sieber to help defray funeral expenses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.