Robert E. Kohl (1932-2014)

Robert E. Kohl (1932-2014)

04/30/2014

Robert E. Kohl, 82, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha.

Robert E. Kohl, 82, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Services: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, conducted by Rev. William B. Harnish. Family will greet friends from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Military Honors by American Legion Post #727 will be held at the graveside.

Survivors include his children Gary Kohl, Tracy Clark, Kellie Schilling, Tracey Kohl Johnson, Terry Kohl Sadler, and Casey Kohl; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; siblings, Richard Kohl and Diane Smith; and numerous extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Beverly Kohl.

Robert was born on January 4, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, son of Earl and Evelyn (Smith) Kohl. He worked as a police officer for 27 years for the Cedar Rapids Police Department, and also at Rockwell Collins for 10 years. Robert served in the United States Navy from 1951-1955 during the Korean War. Robert married Beverly McClain in Cedar Rapids on July 25 1964. He enjoyed fishing and activities with his children and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established. 

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