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Robert R. Deters

Robert R. Deters

Robert R. Deters, 94, of Quincy, died Sunday, December 6, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. He was born November 7, 1926 in Quincy, the son of William H. and Helen E. (Timpe) Deters. He married Dorothy Jean Price on October 11, 1950, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fowler, IL. This past October the couple celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Robert was retired from his work at the family's Dairy farm as manager of Plant Operations. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed playing golf and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. Robert was a true family man, he loved his wife and family and his sister and brothers were always a big part of his life.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by:
FIVE CHILDREN: Connie (George) Schrage, Janice (Ken) Obert, Sharon (Tom) Phillips of Maywood, MO; Laurie (Marty) Stegeman; and Ken (Faye) Deters of Lexington, KY.
A BROTHER: William H. (Ruth) Deters, Jr. of Quincy IL;
A SISTER: Norma Weiman of Quincy IL.
GRANDCHILDREN: Kenneth (Barbara) Obert; Andrea (Travis) Obert Shelton; Amy (Adam) Obert Mrugacz; Andrew (Christina) Phillips; Sarah (Korey) Phillips Cole; George Schrage IV; Timothy (Heather) Schrage; Kaitlyn (Joshua) Stegeman Phillips; Jacob Stegeman and Nick Stegeman; Keegan Deters and Kyle Newsome.
Several great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Fabian (Virginia), Alvin "Whitey" (Margie), Richard (age 6) and Marcellus "Marce" (Marcella) Deters, a brother-in-law, Bernard Weiman, his mother and father in-law and several brothers and sisters-in-law on the Price side of the family.

Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter with Monsignor Leo Enlow, celebrant. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. If attending, please do wear a face mask and observe social distancing guidelines. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Grade School or St. Dominic Grade School.

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in care of the service arrangements.
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From:
Mike McCaughey
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss. Bob was a great man!
From:
Kent Stegeman
Quincy, IL
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Bob was a very good friend of our family and will be missed by many. Our condolences to the family.
From:
Kevin Deters
Saugus, CA
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Our sincere condolences to the whole family back in Quincy.
From:
Mark A. Wiewel
Quincy, IL
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I am very sorry for your loss.
Eternal rest Bob.
Chaplain Mark
Blessing Hospital
From:
Linda giesing
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Jan so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Sharon, Tom and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Terry and Bonnie Kistner
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our condolences to the Deters family.
From:
Dave & Cindy (Price) Bogle
Johnston, IA
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Thinking of you all and praying you find peace and comfort.
Uncle Bob was such a kind man.
From:
Darlene Sue Royalty
Ursa, IL
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my heart goes out to the whole Deters family you are in my prayers.
Randy & Darlene Royalty
From:
Judy Wagner
Bloomington, IN
Comments:
Aunt Dorothy and cousins. So sorry fir your loss. Uncle Bob was a kind and gentle man. I wish I could be there but I will be thinking of you all.
From:
Jane and Andy Flachs
Quincy, IL
Comments:
We are so sorry for your loss.