Robert "Bob" Nuzum was born July 16, 1929, to Howard and Beatrice (Coate) Nuzum in Pisgah, IA. He attended Moorhead Country School. Bob married Nettie Lantz on February 1, 1951 at the Methodist Church Parsonage in Dunlap. The couple farmed west of Dunlap and Bob worked for Park Moorhead in Moorhead and Byron Edmonds in Little Sioux. The family moved to a farm west of Woodbine and then moved into Woodbine in 1978. Bob worked for the road department for 20 years. Bob & Nettie were also the caretakers at the Woodland Camp in Little Sioux.
Bob and Nettie enjoyed dancing. They also loved to camp, fish, and play cards. They especially enjoyed their grandchildren and the two neighbor girls.
Bob died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the age of 83 years, nine months, and eight days.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Charlotte Cox; son Brian Nuzum; two granddaughters, Lorraine Cox and Eileen Nuzum; two sisters, Colleen Martin Mehring and Shirley Nuzum; daughter-in-law, Cindy Nuzum; and brothers, Gary, Leo, and Kenneth. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Nettie Nuzum of Woodbine, Iowa; seven children, Jim Nuzum of Woodbine, IA, Rosella Shelley of Kimbalton, IA, Roger Nuzum of Audubon, IA, Rita (Walter) Shumate of Dunlap, IA, Reta (Tom) Crampton of Vail, IA, Cheryl (Bryan) Krueger and Gale (Teresa) Nuzum all of Omaha, NE; son-in-law, Ron Cox of Woodbine, IA; 18 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 11 siblings, Bonita (William) Martin of Council Bluffs, IA, Alan "Jerry" (Joyce) Nuzum of Alma, WI, Jack (Shirley) Nuzum of Williston, ND, Darlene (Wilbur) Moore of Moorhead, IA, Jo Ann Runyan of Omaha, NE, Carol Sue Nuzum of Sioux City, IA, Barbara (Rex) Hargroves of Holstein, IA, Dale Nuzum of LeMars, IA, Joyce (Gary) Williams of Merrill, IA, Patricia (Ronnie) Johnson of Paulina, IA, Diane Oliver and special friend Bob of Luverne, MN; and many other family and friends.
April 26, 2013
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April 26, 2013
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