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Robert "Bob" Prosser 07/28/2020
March 3, 1914 - July 28, 2020

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Robert "Bob" Prosser 07/28/2020
Mar 3, 1914 - Jul 28, 2020

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Robert "Bob" Prosser, 106 of Conrad, IA passed away peacefully of natural causes on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Conrad United Methodist Church in Conrad. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until the time of the services at the church. Anderson Funeral Homes of Conrad has been entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to The Salvation Army. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Robert was born in Cleveland County, OK on March 3, 1914 to Harry E. and Alice B. (Hogle) Prosser. He attended schools in Ferry, MI and Marshalltown, IA. On November 15, 1932 he was united in marriage to Mary M. Higar at the Ivester Church parsonage, rural Grundy county, IA. Robert made a career of farming, first as a hired hand, then a tenant farmer, and finally as a land owner in the Eldora, Wellsburg and Conrad areas, living near Conrad since 1960. He was a member of the Conrad United Methodist Church, where he served in the church choir and as trustee. He was also a member of the Conrad Lion's Club, Farm Bureau and Antique Car Restorers Club. He and wife Mary received the Governors Volunteer Service Award in 2006 and he published his memoirs in 2007. Robert was a great supporter of his family and enjoyed farming, flying airplanes, the outdoors, and restoring and entering his antique Ford Model A and Model T automobiles in parades and car shows.

He is survived by sons Rev. Larry (Sherrel) Prosser of Corydon, IA and Phillip (Mary) Prosser of Eldora, IA and daughter Diane (Phillip) Heim of Conrad; 13 grandchildren, Victoria (Rev. Randy) Miller, Nancy (Doug) Fee, Debra (Scott) Huyser, Clark (Sharon) Kelley, Gail (John) Maher, Blake (Ashley) Prosser, Penny (Vern) Boenish, Lynn Meisel, Andrew (Kendra) Prosser, Gretchen (Marc) Olson, Olga Heim, Ingrid Heim, 32 great-grandchildren, and 38 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by Mary, his wife of 78 years, grandsons Steve (Donna) Prosser and John Prosser, great-grandson Tyler Fee, brothers Cecil and Clifford Prosser, sister Gladys Brillhart, half brothers Herbert and Hubert Prosser.

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Ronda Hazelwood Marshall on Jul 31, 2020

Penny, so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Phyllis Hogle Newton on Jul 30, 2020

Robert, a link to my past with his stories of my Grandfather Hogle. What a beautiful soul who overcame almost insurmountable difficulties to become a joy to all who knew him!! Be proud that you are part of his family. Phyllis Hogle Newton

Ken Hogle on Jul 30, 2020

Thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Very sad that we've lost the link to much of our family history. He was a great storyteller and listener, a man of honor and integrity. Ken Hogle

Robert Smith on Jul 29, 2020

Bob & Jewell Smith Our thoughts and prayers are with you from your family in Indiana . We love the time we had with Bob when he would come to Indiana.

Annette Wueck on Jul 29, 2020

Gretchen, Olga & Ingrid- Thoughts and prayers with your family. You know he will be waiting for you some day! Annette Queck

Burdette Walters on Jul 29, 2020

With deepest sympathy to Bob's family. We enjoyed his company in parades when we took our1929 Ford A and my godson's 1915 Model T.

Diane Paglia on Jul 29, 2020

Prayers for all the family. Robert was a kind man who never forgot your name of face. He will be missed by many people. Diane Paglia

Dixie and Dennis Walters on Jul 29, 2020

Diane and family,
Thinking of you and offering prayers.
Dixie and Dennis Walters

Lee Stafford on Jul 28, 2020

Blessings and prayers for the family. Lee Stafford his Mead's milk man from '64 to '68.

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Conrad United Methodist Church
206 E Maple Street
Conrad, Iowa 50621
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Conrad, Iowa 50621
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