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Robert Ross Rinehart

September 1, 1927 - May 20, 2021
From: Everly, IA
Robert Ross  Rinehart

Robert Ross Rinehart

Born: September 1, 1927
Died: May 20, 2021
Age: 93

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Robert (Bob) Ross Rinehart, the son of Frank Oscar and Henrietta (Peterson) Rinehart, was born September 1, 1927 in Highmore, SD. Then moved at the age of 8 to the Aberdeen, SD area.  During that move he and his older brother, Harold drove the family cow herd from Highmore to the Aberdeen area.  Bob was 15 when they moved to a farm south of Everly, where he farmed alongside his dad and brothers.  He graduated from Everly Community High School in 1946.  He was drafted in 1951 into the army during the Korean Conflict, where he went through airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia.  He was then stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  He was discharged in January 1953.  He came back to the Everly area and met his wife, Mary Belle Schomaker.

     They were married January 16th, 1955.  They raised four children: Ross, Scott, Chet and Libby in various locations including: Oklahoma, Kansas, Minnesota and Iowa and called it home.  He was a founding member of the North American Limousin Foundation.  Bob was preceded in death by his wife, MaryBelle, both parents; his siblings: John Rinehart, Harold Rinehart, Betty Williams, Norma Beals and Lois Noethe and a daughter-in-law, Shirley Rinehart.  Bob is survived by three sons: Ross (Beverly) of Everly, Iowa; Scott (Karla) of Rossie, Iowa; and Chet (Ann) of Soda Springs, ID; one daughter, Libby (Bryan) Hight of Crestview, FL; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and 4 siblings, Marge and (Bill) Daniels, Texaas, Edith Williamson, Texas, Lowell (Frankie), Highmore, SD, Mary Calvert, Fort Smith, AR; and other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, May 24, 2021 at the Hope Lutheran Church in Everly.
Pastor Dan Taylor
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.
"Rock of Ages"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
By The Congregation

Cynthia Knapp
Lone Tree Cemetery
Everly, Iowa

Military services will be conducted by American Legion Everett Boyles, Jr. - Post #414 of Everly at the graveside.


Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 7:51 AM
“Sorry for your loss,,sending hugs and prayers ”
- Brenda Selzer Mattheis
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 AM
“Thoughts and prayers to you all. May you feel the peace of God around you . ”
- Brenda (Simpson) Pomeroy
Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:02 PM
“Our sympathy to you all in the family! We pray for peace and comfort for you all at this time!”
- Jim and Nancy Hartmannj
Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:02 PM
“I have wonderful memories of your father from my childhood. He was a wonderful uncle. No matter how old we are, it’s never easy to lose a parent. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.”
- Joan and Doug Fraser
Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 1:59 PM
“My condolences to the Rinehart family in the loss of your father. ”
- Roger L Glau
Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10:01 AM
“So many fun memories with Bob & Mary Belle. Our deepest sympathy Rinehart family.”
- John & Nancy Heuck
Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:14 AM
“Sorry to hear of Bobs passing. Bob was a great friend and we spent some valuable time together. Our condolences to the family.
- James Wilcox
Friday, May 21, 2021 at 6:27 PM
“My sympathy to the Rinehart Family. ”
- Deb Wilcix
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