Robert Herzig

Bob Herzig
 
Robert Estol Herzig was born August 7, 1922 at Butler , Missouri to Roger Herzig and Alma Potts Herzig.  He departed this life March 30, 2009 at Overland Park , Kansas at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 23 days.
 
Bob moved with his family to Syracuse , Kansas as a small child.  The family later moved to Conway Springs and Bob graduated from Conway Springs High School with the class of 1944.
 
Bob entered the U. S. Army on  November 22nd  1942. He was trained and worked repairing shoes while stationed in New York during WWII.  He was honorably discharge on February 26th 1946 and returned to Conway Springs to open his own shoe repair shop.
 
Bob was united in marriage to Patricia Gene Wise on October 4, 1944 at Conway Springs , Kansas .  They made their home in Conway Springs most of their lives where they raised their two boys Rick and Kirt.
 
Bob began working for Boeing Aircraft in Wichita in 1948 in sheet metal fabrication.  He retired in 1984 after 36 years with the company.  They moved to Wichita in 1991.
 
Bob and Pat loved to travel.  In their journeys, they got to tour and see places like Egypt , Jordan , Bahrain , Panama , Europe, and Thailand.  Pat died on October 8,2002 and Bob moved to Overland Park, Kansas in 2005.
 
Bob was a member of the United Methodist Church, Conway Springs, Kansas where he was active while living in Conway Springs.  He was also a member of Mistletoe Lodge #269 A.F. and A.M. Conway Springs,Kansas.  Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf.
 
He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Charles and Dale Herzig.
 
Bob is survived by two sons, Rick Herzig and his wife Unchalee of Madison, Mississippi; Kirt Herzig and his wife Barbara of Mission, Kansas; four grandchildren, Christy Pruter, Tyson, Beth and Vida Herzig; nine great grandchildren, Josh, Shelby, Kylie, Dylan, Logan, Annie, Sarah, Robert, and Angelina; many nieces and nephews and a number of other relatives and friends.

 

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  1. Ray Burford on April 1, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Ray



  2. Kathy Vaughan on April 1, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Sending you our deepest heartfelt sympathy. Keeping you all close in our thoughts and prayers.



  3. Brad Bennett on April 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm

    Thinking of you and Rick. Sure liked your Dad’s wine, even when it we drank it from a test tube. Brad



  4. Marcia Martin on April 1, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    One of the greatest uncles. I will miss him.



  5. Marcia Martin on April 1, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    A great uncle. I will miss him.



  6. Tyson Herzig on April 1, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    Special thanks to my Dad, Kirt, for help care for my Grandpa till the end. I will miss him.



  7. Dorinne and Dan Hurley on April 1, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    Bob was a very gentle gentleman and loved by both of us. He will be missed.



  8. Vida Lloyde on April 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    My grandpa was a hard worker. It seemed that he and my grandma found joy in the simple things of life. I’m proud to have known him and will miss him dearly.



  9. Vida Lloyde on April 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    My grandpa was a hard worker. It seemed that he and my grandma found joy in the simple things of life. I’m proud to have known him and will miss him dearly.



  10. Sandy Fitzgerald on April 4, 2009 at 9:01 am

    So sorry to hear about your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers



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