Robert "Bob" Guerra

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July 11, 1949 - June 28, 2020
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Troy, MO

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Robert “Bob” Guerra, of Troy, MO, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the age of 70. Loving husband of Helga Hermine Guerra; beloved son the late Louis and Jean Guerra; devoted father of Kevin (Tammy) Guerra and Brian (Trish) Guerra; cherished grandfather of C.J. Guerra, Tyler Guerra, Sophia Guerra, and Stella Guerra; treasured great-grandfather of Axle Guerra; dear brother of Pat (Dale) Nieman; brother-in-law of George and Sue Bergmann, Gary and Sandy Dunn, Vickie Bodrow, Paul Bodrow, and Jeff Bodrow; and is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, and beloved pets, Sammy and Malcom.

Bob was a former Boy Scout leader in Glasgow Village in North County, and a member of the Teamsters union. He valued his employment with MSD for over 45 years. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, boating, skiing, and camping. Bob also liked to play guitar and enjoyed playing darts and horseshoes with his family and friends. Bob was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorials may be made in Robert's name to American Cancer Society.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Melissa Tsvirko June 30, 2020 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    candle 8Brian, thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. We had a lot of fun hanging out with your dad. Such a funny guy. Please let us know if you ever need anything.

  2. Jackie Guerra June 30, 2020 at 5:39 pm - Reply

    candle 1Going to miss you. Make sure you tell our Mother’s and Father’s Hello.

  3. Peggy Preis June 30, 2020 at 5:44 pm - Reply

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. I send my sympathy and prayers to you and your entire family. Peggy (Patchen) Preis

  4. Cindy Silkwood June 30, 2020 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    candle 2I have so many fond memories of Mr.Guerra!! All the fun times the Guerras would come over and hang out with us. Sometimes Mr. Guerra would start singing funny songs and dance. He was always SO cool. Lots of heart to heart talks where he would famously say ” you just do what you gotta do”. I can remember one night mom and I were having a big ol fight and he came in to intervene… Mr. Guerra sat with us until dad came home. Mr Guerra was an awesome, big hearted, fun loving, larger than life man and Scout Leader.!! I will cherish my Memories of all the Scout outings, backyard BBQs, swimming pools and 4th of Julys! Mrs. Guerra, Kevin and Brian.. my heart is breaking for you! I am sending love and support. Please let me know if you need ANYTHING. Love you guys !

  5. John guerra jr June 30, 2020 at 7:28 pm - Reply

    Bob was a very close cousin whom I was proud to grow up with. We worked together at Biederman furniture and for A short time at Roadway Frieght. We went fishing after getting off work at 1 30 am,played golf and horseshoes. Bob was 4 days older than me and I would make a point to call the old fart Happy Birthday. Rest In Peace cous.

  6. Michael Lubiewski June 30, 2020 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    candle 6Bob,
    You are one of the best and will be missed by family and friends.
    Thank you for all you did for us.
    I hope you get to enjoy catfishin and soups in heaven.

  7. Cherie Tullock June 30, 2020 at 9:09 pm - Reply

    candle 8We are truly sorry

  8. Rita wilson July 1, 2020 at 4:10 am - Reply

    A piece of my heart went to heaven with you Bob. Strength, comfort, and healing to your family.

  9. Kim Sobotka July 1, 2020 at 6:19 am - Reply

    Helga and family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of Bob, there are no words to make his passing any easier. My thoughts have been and will continue to be with the entire family in the coming days. Hug each other tightly and know that many people are here for you. Please accept my sincerest condolences.

    With Love,

    Fred and Kim Sobotka

  10. Linda McGuire July 1, 2020 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    candle 7So very sorry for your loss. Bob was such fun to be around. RIP, Bob. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Linda McGuire July 1, 2020 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    candle 7I am so sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers. RIP, Bob.

  12. Christie Koester July 1, 2020 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    candle 8R.I.P. Bob!
    We will see you on the other side.

  13. Barb Carpenter O'Keefe July 1, 2020 at 4:14 pm - Reply

    candle 7You will be deeply missed. Live you

  14. Dennis Masterson July 1, 2020 at 9:05 pm - Reply

    Always enjoyed seeing and talking with Bob when I would see him at Dogwood Lakes Campground . He was a good man. I will miss him RIP buddy

  15. Bill Silkwood July 1, 2020 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    candle 5Bob Guerra was more than just a friend to me. He was my neighbor-in-law, Helper, mechanic, fishing buddy and for ad least 20 years my Deer Hunting Partner ( just to name a few). Had wonderful times in his backyard or mine with the Guerras. Bob and I were Scout leaders in Troop 470 together, we took the boys on several campouts over the years and share many stories!. To me Bob is not gone, because he is always with me in my head through memories. As long as I am alive he is too !

  16. Lorraine Maguire July 2, 2020 at 7:32 am - Reply

    Prayers for comfort & peace to Helga, Kevin, Brian, Pat, Dale & families. I was unaware of Bob’s illness, last seeing him the last time he was at our annual Christmas Party. Please accept my apology for not being able to attend his services. Blessings, Cousin Lorraine & Charlie Maguire.

  17. LInda Schneider July 4, 2020 at 10:32 am - Reply

    candle 5So sorry for your loss Helga, Kevin & Brian. Bob was such a funny and wonderful man.
    RIP dear one, you will be missed.

  18. Cindy and Jerry Fisher July 5, 2020 at 10:54 pm - Reply

    Helga and family,
    Jerry and I were heartbroken to hear of Bob’s passing. We send our warmest condolences to you and your family and know you have been in our hearts and prayers.

  19. Dean Cimaglia July 6, 2020 at 8:45 am - Reply

    Though Bob and I didn’t play together much in childhood (due to our 10 year difference in age), I remember cousin Bob mostly at the many Guerra family gatherings. I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the family at this time of loss. Though it is best for me to stay home during these uncertain days, be assured you all are on my mind and in my heart.

    Cousin Dean Cimaglia (and all his family: Doris, Denise Lincoln, David and Daryl Cimaglia).

  20. Patricia Maxwell July 6, 2020 at 11:36 am - Reply

    candle 7Our condolences to the whole family.
    We went to Jennings together.
    Doug and Pat Maxwell

  21. Joanne Kearns Keough July 6, 2020 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    Bobby was my first cousin so even though I wanted to marry him when I was little it would happen I wish that we had not lost touch when my dad passed away and Aunt Jean and
    Uncle Lou too. Reading some of the awesome things people have written has let me know some of the Bobby I missed. My prayers and
    thoughts are with him and all the family. For health issues I was unable to come tonight but Bobby you will always be in my heart ♥️

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