Robert Elliott Obituary

Robert L.  Elliott
Robert L. "Bob" Elliott
Robert L. Elliott

October 25, 1950 - December 19, 2010
Born in Ames, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Robert L. Elliott, 60, died Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston Iowa, following a 22 month battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, December 23, 2010 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel.

Bob was born October 25, 1950 in Ames, IA. He graduated from Hoover High School in 1969. He attended Drake University, Iowa State University and the University of Wyoming. He worked for the phone company for 36 years. Bob was a proud member of the CWA Local 7102. He had resided in Des Moines and Urbandale since 1963.

Bob loved his family dearly. He loved hunting, painting, collecting lanterns, hiking and fishing. He especially loved the time he spent in deer camp with his sons and friends, which he was able to do this month. He enjoyed working with his hands, especially woodworking.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Margaret Doyle Elliott of Urbandale; parents, Loren and Alma Elliott of Mesa, AZ; brothers, Mark of Gallup, NM (Susan) and Jim of Houston, TX. Bob is also survived by his three loving children; daughter, Alicia of Des Moines; sons, Matthew of West Des Moines and Sean of Urbandale and his faithful family dog, Roy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice in Johnston.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 - 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Thursday, December 23, 2010
10:00 AM