Robert L. Schramm, 79, of Troy, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at his home.
Robert was born on July 19,1934, in St. Louis to Harry and Margaret(Zimmerman)Schramm, the youngest of nine children. Robert “Bob” married Theresa E. Kelleher on July 2, 1955. To this union were born four children: Helen, Renee’, Rosemary and Robert.
Bob worked his way through the ranks of the Jennings Fire Department from Private to Asst. Fire Chief, retiring after 38 years of dedicated service. Bob was always a hard worker and upon his retirment, he began working as a custodian for the Winfield School District. Some of his hobbies included: boating, fishing, trap and target shooting, gun club and the Jennings Lions Club.
Robert is survived by his three daughters: Helen (James) Huth, of Foley, Renee’ (John) Foster, of Troy, Rosemary (David) Garvin, of Troy and his son Robert T. (Donna)Schramm of Troy; eight grand-children: Jamie, Maggie, Jessica, Jason, John, Katherine, Gavin, Lilly, and seven great-grandchildren:Anna, Preston, Ellie, Victor, Hayden, Jacksen and Aubrey; other relatives and many friends.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 1304 Boone Street, Troy, MO 63379. Private Mass to be held at Sacred Heart Church in Troy at a later date.
Family and friends are invite to sign the online guest registry at www.mccoyblossomfh.com