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VOELS, Robert J.

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VOELS, Robert J. (Dubuque, IA, Oct. 6, 1924--January 29, 2015). The son of Elmer and Anna (Nesen) Voels, Robert graduated from Sacred Heart Grade School and Loras Academy. He left LORAS COLLEGE to help support his widowed Mother. He married Sally A. McCauley on September 6, 1958 in ST. COLUMBKILLE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

He played basketball and baseball in school and city leagues for many years and was honored to be inducted into the [[DUBUQUE COUNTY FAST PITCH HALL OF FAME] in 1991. Bob was a great bowler as well, playing in many leagues and with his family over many years. He was an accomplished ice skater and worked at city park ice rinks through school and was up late and early to flood and maintain the rinks for other skaters.

Robert worked with the A.Y.MCDONALD MANUFACTURING COMPANY his entire career, retiring in 1992 as Manager of Marketing Services after 45 years serving in many different capacities from Assistant to the President, Inventory Control Manager and ultimately leading the Marketing Services team.



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