Printy Funeral Home Warsaw Obituary – Robert “Bob” L. Leffler, Sr., 71, Warsaw > PenCityCurrent.com
Robert “Bob” L. Leffler Sr., 71, of Warsaw, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his home in Warsaw surrounded by his wife and children.
Bob was born May 20, 1950 in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Bennie Wayne and Mary Jane (Gilliland) Leffler. On September 6, 1969, he married Linda Lee at the Methodist Church in Warsaw. She survives. Bob proudly served his country during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Germany. He was honorably released.
Bob has held several jobs during his life. He worked in construction and was co-owner of insulation company The HomeFoamers. He then worked at Griffin Wheel for twenty-one years and drove a truck for another fifteen years. Bob belonged to the Assembly of God Church in Warsaw. He grew up in Keokuk (“West K”) and raised his family in Warsaw. He loved being outdoors, whether it was fishing, mushroom hunting, boating or riding his Kawasaki motorcycle. He was also a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Bob had a gift for storytelling, a skill he honed on numerous bar stools in the tri-state area; he was a regular patron of the Warsaw VFW. Bob loved meeting up with his buddies at the bar, but more than anything, he loved his grandkids.
Bob is survived by his wife Linda Leffler of Warsaw; his daughter Kimberley Shinn of Quincy, Illinois; his son Robert (wife Patty) “Bobby” Leffler, Jr. of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; five grandchildren: Nate Moore (fiancé Shelby Reneau) of Keokuk, Jack Leffler of Iowa City, Iowa, Andrew Moore of Kahoka, Missouri, Charlie Leffler of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Alyssa Leffler of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; four great-grandchildren: Elliott Moore, Cooper Moore, Ryker Turner and Layton Wilson; two sisters: Samantha Leffler King and Amanda Leffler; and six step-siblings: Lois Leffler, Kelly Denning, Doug and Robin Lee, and Gary and Kathy Stansbery; Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bob is predeceased by his parents; three siblings: Rosemary, Danny Wayne and Cheryl Lynn; and his son-in-law Mike Shinn.
Bob’s life will be celebrated with a visitation on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. at Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw. Burial will take place at a later date at Oakland Cemetery in Warsaw.
Memorials can be addressed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Tributes and condolences may be left at www.printyfuneralhome.com. The Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw is in charge of the arrangements.