Bob RiepeWritten by Theresa Rose on September 21, 2015
Robert “Bob” Riepe, age 57 of Mediapolis, died Saturday September 19, 2015 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. The son of Merlin and Roberta (Cavin) Riepe, he was born July 22, 1958 at Burlington. On September 30, 2000 he married Sharon Black in Mediapolis. Bob served in the US Army for two years. He retired in 2013 from the US Postal Service as postal clerk. He was affiliated with the Mediapolis Methodist Church. He was a member of the VFW and a member of the Postal Union. He was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Notre Dame Football and Burlington Bees.
Survivors include: his wife Sharon of Mediapolis; two sisters, Cindy Henry of Burlington; Mindy and Brian Cumpton of Ankeny; nieces and nephews; his two dogs, Landry and Lilly.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
According to his wishes cremation has been accorded and there will be a private burial of his cremains at the Kossuth Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis where the family will meet with friends.
Memorials have been established for: Friends of Community Field; Des Moines County Humane Society; Mediapolis Public Library; Great River Hospice.