Robert R. Kleinow, 55, of Grimes died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. The Rev. Paul Connolly will officiate. Private family burial will be in Burge Cemetery following a luncheon in Manning Hall. Visitation will begin 3 p.m. Thursday at Elliott Chapel in New London with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer vigil at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.
Robert, son of Raymon and Patricia Carrier Kleinow, was born July 28, 1963, in Monticello. Rob was a 1981 graduate of Monticello High School.
On July 25, 1992, he married Sharon Lorber of New London at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. He received a B.S. in education from the University of Iowa, then received his Master’s of Instructional Technology from University of Northern Iowa in 1997.
Robert is survived by his wife Sharon; father and step-mother, Ruth of Monticello; brother Mike (Kathy) of North Liberty; sisters, Janet (Doug) Cedarholm of Rochester, Minnesota, Barbara (Robert) Funke of Greenfield, Linda Kleinow of Monticello and Mary (Gary) Dura of Dubuque; parents-in-law, Charles and Irma Lorber of New London and many nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Kleinow.