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Robert "Bob" Eugene Lepper

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Sept. 5, 1944 - Dec. 14, 2009

Robert "Bob" Eugene Lepper, 65, died Monday (Dec. 14, 2009), at his home in McCook.

Bob was born in McCook on Sept. 5, 1944, to William Henry and Neva Wardene (Otis) Lepper.

He entered the US Army in Nov. 1963, serving in Germany for two and a half years. He was then transferred to Vietnam from 1967 until 1969, where he was stationed at Bac Lieu, Phuoc Long. He was then transferred stateside to Virginia until he was honorably discharged in 1972.

On June 15, 1970, he married Barbara Titman in McCook. To this union three children were born. He later married Becky Jane (McConnell) Piper on Dec. 12, 1998. Bob worked for Dayco (Electric Hose Plant) for many years, then construction and later became a truck driver.

He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and lifetime member of VFW. He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Neva Lepper; two brothers, William and Larry Lepper; four sisters, Betty Harper, Marilyn Shadley, Charlotte Groothius and Carol Matson; and brother-in-law, Bart Snyder.

Survivors include his wife, Becky Lepper of McCook; three sons, DeWayne Lepper of Indianola, Clifford "Corky" Lepper of Los Angeles, Calif., and Donald Lepper and wife, Tammy of Indianola; step-sons, Wayne Piper and wife, Tara, of McCook and George Piper of Tecumseh; step-daughter, Laurie Brown of McCook; three sisters, Annette Snyder of McCook, Sandra and husband, Allen Diederich, of Oberlin, Kan., and Laurie and husband, Sam Dybdahl of McCook; brothers, Donald "Rusty" Lepper of Lebanon and Mike Lepper and wife, Sherrie, of McCook; sisters-in-law, Lois Lepper of McCook and Mary Lepper of Henderson, N.V.; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Memorial services will be Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, 2 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church with Pastor Tom Albertson officiating. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery with military committal.

Memorials may be given in his name to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may sign his book at the funeral home during business hours or send condolences to the family at www.carpenterbreland.com.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements