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Robert 'Bob' Schiel


February 9, 2022 | View PDF

Robert “Bob” Schiel, 73, passed away Saturday January 15, 2022 at Assured Senior Living in Aurora, Colorado.

Bob was born on Dec. 1, 1948 in Sterling, Colorado. He graduated from Sterling High School in 1967.

In 1971 he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Industrial Arts with a minor in Business from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. After graduation he managed the Wards Store in Lamar, CO. and Sidney, Nebraska. Until retirement in 2005 he owned and operated Max’s Sales and Service.

In 2007 his love of fishing and the mountains took him to Red Feather Lakes in Colorado.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Alice who shared 45 1/2 wonderful years together.

Adam Schiel, his wife Jennifer and their two children David 9, and Adalyn 8 live in Parker.

John Schiel and his wife Lisa live in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Bob’s sons are a testament to his love and commitment as their father. His two grandchildren will remember their Grandpa with much love.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.

A Celebration of Life will be planned for June in Sidney.


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