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Robert Lee 'Bob' Schweigert

Born:            Tuesday, 12th of July 1932
Died:            Monday, 4th of September 2017


   Robert Schweigert , age 85, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at his home. He was born July 12, 1932 in Festus, the son of the late Hilda Sophia (nee Roth) and Louis Henry Schweigert.
   He is survived by his wife Mary "Marlene" (nee Kassen) Schweigert; son Scott (Melissa) Schweigert of Festus; daughter Shelley (James M.) DeBoor of Fenton, Missouri; brother James (Kathy) Schweigert of O'Fallon, Missouri; sisters Laverne (the late Cletus) Moore of Festus, Dorothy "Tootie" (Marvin) Jeffers of Pevely, Missouri, and Mary Lou (Dale) Vineyard of Festus; grandchildren Aaron Schweigert, Hannah Schweigert, Holley (Rick) Barthol, Haley (Ben) Difani, Cody DeBoor and Lauren DeBoor; and great-grandchildren Alex Schweigert, Joleigh Vessell, Jackson Schweigert and Sloane Difani.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Shirley (Donald survives of Festus) Pogue.
   He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, retired after 23 years with Union Electric and Ameren UE from their building maintenance department, and was a member of Elks #1721.
   Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Church of Our Lady in Festus, officiated by Fr. Jeffrey Maassen. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory are preferred to the Paralyzed Veterans of America or St. Jude Children's Hospital.
   Mr. Schweigert gifted his remains to St. Louis University School of Medecine.

Festus, Missouri
Festus, Missouri