Funeral services for Robert E. “Bob” Saathoff, 72, Lawrence will be at 10am. Monday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Norwood officiating. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Saathoff died Tuesday at his home. He was born May 11, 1938 in Nevada, Missouri the son of Benjamin L. and Edna Belle Hart Saathoff.
Mr. Saathoff attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1956. He worked at Morton Block Co., Kansas Color Press, and retired from Lawrence Paper Co. in 2008.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He married Judy A. Hoover on May 30, 1958 in Lawrence, she survives of the home.
Other survivors include sons Larry Saathoff and wife Sheryl and Gary Saathoff all of Lawrence, brother Ben Saathoff, Jr. and wife Rose of Mesa, AZ, step-brother Jerry Petrie and wife Joyce of Lawrence, step-sisters Janice Quintana of Gilbert, AZ, and Shirley Pampus of Lamar, CO, grandchildren Becky, Rachelle, and Renae.
Friends may call at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home Sunday noon to 8pm. where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8pm.
Memorials may be made to Douglas County Special Olympics or Douglas County V.N.A., Rehabilitation and Hospice Care in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be made at www.rumsey-yost.com.