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BRIGGS, Robert 'Bob' 1930 - 2007


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 8/21/2007 at 14:37:04

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Friday, August 17, 2007
Page 10

BRIGGS, Robert 'Bob'

Robert "Bob" BRIGGS, 77, of Lockridge, died at 6:20 a.m. today, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

Arrangements are pending at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.


"The Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, August 20, 2007
Page 8

BRIGGS, Robert 'Bob'

Robert "Bob" BRIGGS, 77, of Lockridge, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield. Interment with military rites will be in Lockridge Cemetery.

Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lockridge Cemetery, Lockridge Lions Club or First Augustana Lutheran Church.

Cards and memorials may be sent to 3282 218th Blvd., Lockridge 52635.

Online condolences may be sent via www.behnerfh.com .

Mr. BRIGGS was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Lockridge, the son of John and Ollie ERICKSON BRIGGS. He married Jane WELLS Sept. 5, 1954, in Ottumwa.

Mr. BRIGGS lived all his life in the Lockridge community, graduating from Lockridge High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict.

Mr. BRIGGS was employed by CB&Q Railroad for eight years. In 1956, he began a 40-year career at the sand plant in Rome. Additionally, he was plant manager for Ideal Ready Mix in Farmington, retiring in 1997.

Mr. BRIGGS was a member of First Augustana Lutheran Church and the church board in Lockridge. He was a member of Lockridge Lions Club and a recipient of the Melvin Jones award. He also was a member of the Lockridge Cemetery Board and Lockridge City Council and was a past chief of the Lockridge Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Tammy RAUSCHER and husband Hank and Trudy RICH and husband Keith, all of Lockridge; five grandchildren; and one sister, Verna SPANGLER of Washington.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Copied with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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