Robert "Bob" W. Ehlenbeck

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February 19, 1946 - March 11, 2019
Born in Washington, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Robert "Bob" W. Ehlenbeck, of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 73. Beloved son of the late Anton and Josephine Ehlenbeck; dear brother of Mollie (Arlie) Schemmer, Edward (Donna) Ehlenbeck, Antoinette (Bob) Blackwell, Marie (John) Busch, Evelyn (the late Charles Sr.) Busch; cherished uncle of 22 nieces and nephews, many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Bob is preceded in death by his brother, Charles (Virginia) Ehlenbeck; two nephews, Joseph Busch, and Paul Ehlenbeck.

Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of VFW St. Charles Post #2866 and American Legion St. Charles Post #312. Bob enjoyed playing poker and other card games. He enjoyed traveling all over the United States. Bob was very caring, hardworking, and would often volunteer his time to help others. He dedicated 32 years as a clerk for the St. Charles Post Office. Bob was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's name to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, or Masses.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Allen Schultz March 13, 2019 at 6:45 am - Reply

    I am very sorry to learn of the passing of Bob. He was one of the first people I met when I joined the St. Charles American Legion 25+ years ago. RIP Bob. You will be missed.

    Al Schultz

  2. Fr. Steve Bauer March 13, 2019 at 11:06 am - Reply

    candle 7Just a word to Bob’s family, especially Evelyn and Mollie, that Bob will be in my thoughts and prayers. As St. Paul says so well “Whether we live or we die, we are the Lord’s”……..he still has his hands over our shoulder. I still remember my first time meeting him while associate at St. Charles Borromeo. He was working the front desk at the old post office on 5th street. When I was announce to go to Dutzow, he knew his sister would be my future secretary (and a good one). Little did I know he would be a fellow parishioner at St. Peter as well. God bless you all. Fr. Steve Bauer, Bonne Terre

  3. Bob Bross March 13, 2019 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Congratulations Bob – – Now you can walk as much as you want, with no pain.
    I’m sure you are enjoying your new home.
    I’ll try to catch up with you, when / if I make it.
    Your Mid River’s Mall Walking Buddy
    Bob Sr

  4. Michael Allen Ehlenbeck March 15, 2019 at 5:50 pm - Reply

    He always and always will be my favorite uncle. I’m going to set an extra place for him at the table on Christmas in his memory.

  5. Rick Ehlenbeck March 18, 2019 at 3:59 pm - Reply

    Bob was a friend first and then a cousin. We shared a lot of good times together when we were growing up thru Grade School and High School, then as we grew older. I will miss you Bob. May you rest in peace. Your Cuz Rick.

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