Obituary of Bob C. Buster
Bob Buster, 91, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Lutheran Living. Services will be Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Interment will be in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by V.F.W. Post 1565 and the American Legion Post #27. Following the interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at Gannon Hall. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Clifford Buster was born on August 3, 1927 in Fairport, Iowa, the son of Harold and Fern (Dusenberry) Buster. Bob served his country in the US Army from 1946-1948. On October 16, 1949, he was united in marriage to Gloria D. VanZyle in Muscatine. Bob retired from Oscar Mayer in June 1981 after 33 years. Bob was a member of the NRA and the Izaak Walton League where he had served as secretary/treasurer and trap shoot coordinator. Bob was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and held football season tickets for 30 years. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, trap shooting, eating out, music and going to the casino.
Bob will be deeply missed by his son, Rick (Rose) Buster; daughters, Kathy Alter and Pam Buster all of Muscatine; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Gloria) Buster of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Jerry (Jane) Buster of San Antonio, Texas and sisters, Kitty Strause of Sherman, Texas and Mary Butcher of Muscatine; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gloria in 2006; brother, Melvin (Gwen) Buster; sister, Betty (Arthur) Wildt; and brothers-in-law, Howard Strause and Keith Butcher.
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