Robert W. 'Bob' Booth, 85 of rural Aurelia passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Alan Dean of Living Word Outreach Ministries of Spencer will officiate.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia.
There will be military rites at the cemetery.
Bob was born May 14, 1923 at Aurelia, to William and Pearl (Hines) Booth. He attended country school and received his G.E.D. while in the U. S. Navy. He was a veteran of World War II. He was married to Charlene Shultz on Aug. 8, 1948 at the Little Brown Church at Nashua. He had farmed and lived in the Aurelia area all his life. He was a member of the American Legion at Aurelia, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife on Jan. 17, 1987; a sister Midge Holman, a brother, Jerry Booth; and a brother in infancy.
Robert is survived by two children: Brad Booth and his wife, Sheree of Aurelia, and Becky Menke of Spencer; and three grandchildren; six great-granddaughters.
On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com