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Robert "Bob" Schoger, 95, of Sioux City, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at Sunrise Retirement Home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Rock Creek Cemetery, Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes.

Bob was born on Jan. 18, 1923, to Alfred and Alice (Havig) Schoger, in Osage, Iowa. After graduating high school in Osage, he served during World War II from 1943 to 1945. Bob then returned to Iowa State University after the war, graduating in 1947 with a BS in mechanical engineering.

He married Lois Neubauer on July 24, 1948, and moved to Waterloo, Iowa. Bob worked for Iowa Public Service Company (MidAmerican Energy), as a gas engineer in Sioux City, retiring after 38 years.

Bob's passion was woodworking, building two houses and many projects. Bob was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church in Sioux City.

He is survived by his children, Sandy (Truman K) Flaaten of Milwaukee, Wis., Nancy (Rick) San Juan of Golden, Colo., and Sue (Steve) Towne of Custer, S.D.; four grandchildren, Molly (Guy) Webster, Sheldon Garrison, Adam (Laura) Flaaten, and Seth Flaaten; six great-grandchildren; and his dear friends, Millie Bach and Dave Healy.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois; and son, Steve.

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