• In Memory Of


Robert Dean Stallbaumer

Seneca, Kansas

05/22/1946 - 08/21/2018

Robert D. Stallbaumer, 72, of Seneca, died on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at his home.

Robert “Bob” was born on May 22, 1946 in Axtell to Felix and Lena Ronnebaum Stallbaumer. Bob grew up north of Seneca and attended St. Mary’s School in St. Benedict; graduating from High School in 1964. As a young man, Bob helped his father on the family farm, taking over the farming operation after he got married.

On September 21, 1968, Bob married Dorothy Weinert at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lillis. To this union a daughter, Monica, was born. Dorothy died on October 26, 1973, as result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

On July 8, 1978 Bob married Donna S. Feldkamp in St. Michaels Catholic Church in Axtell. To this union a son, Martin, was born. The couple just celebrated 40 years of marriage.

Donna and Bob made their home on the Stallbaumer family farm, and the couple currently lived in Seneca. Bob continued to operate the farm, and he also drove for Seneca Ready Mix and Seneca Transportation, starting in 1995 and driving this past Monday.

Bob was passionate about his cattle and the land he farmed. He enjoyed cards, going to wedding dances and watching westerns. Bob also enjoyed spending time with Donna and family, relaxing and socializing over the day’s events.

Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy on October 26, 1973; his parents, Felix on August 6, 1984 and Lena on July 20, 1973; his sister, Alice Rilinger on November 14, 2000; and his brothers, Roland on September 6, 1999 and LeRoy on August 5, 1987.

Bob is survived by his wife Donna; his daughter, Monica (Don) Cooley of Bonner Springs; his son, Martin (Jana) Stallbaumer of Merriam; a brother, Lyle Stallbaumer of Seneca; and four grandchildren, Levi and Milo Cooley and Alanna and Harper Stallbaumer.

The burial will be in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, next to his first wife Dorothy, in Seneca.

Memorials can be given in Robert’s memory to Coins for a Cause or Nemaha Valley Community Hospital and sent in care of the family.


Rosaries will be prayed at 2 & 7 PM on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Benedict.  The burial will be in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery next to his first wife Dorothy in Seneca.

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  1. David A. Clements on August 22, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    My condolences to the family and friends of Bob! Sorry to hear of his passing.

  2. The Bob Scherbring Framily on August 22, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Deepest sympathy from Iowa. We are thinking of you all.

  3. Mary Tegtmeier on August 22, 2018 at 10:11 pm

    my deepest sympathies to all the family. Bob was a good friend of my father Lenny Wassenberg, may time bring you comfort.

  4. Arlene Cafarelli on August 22, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    Deepest sympathies to you Donna and all the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Jennifer Rohlmeier on August 22, 2018 at 10:46 pm

    Donna and Family –

    May God give you strength and comfort during this very difficult time. I am going to miss seeing Bob come into BP. We always had good conversations.

  6. Edna koch on August 23, 2018 at 5:50 am

    My deepest sympathy to the family of Bob in his passing.

  7. Mary Beth Steinlage on August 23, 2018 at 6:34 am

    Our deepest sympathy to you Donna and your family at this time. Bob was a good friend to my parents Mark&Rosie Fangman. He will be remembered in our prayers.

  8. Staci Haug on August 23, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. Bob was a wonderful guy and will be missed. We will keep him and your family in our prayers.

  9. Janiah Miles on August 23, 2018 at 10:35 am

    My condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. Losing someone you love is truly difficult and I know Robert will be missed. Please know our Heavenly Father holds out promises that can help us with our sorrow. One such promise is that death soon will be done away with forever (Revelation 21:4) and another promise is that “there is going to be a resurrection.” (Acts 24:15). I pray these promises from God, who cannot lie, (Titus 1:2) brings you comfort. For more comfort from the Bible visit www . jw . org.

  10. Judy (Maher) Allen on August 23, 2018 at 11:10 am

    My most sincere condolences.

  11. Wendy Lierz on August 23, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Sympathies to you all. Know you’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Carol Kohake on August 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    God Bless all of you at this difficult time. Knowing Bob is in a beautiful,peaceful place is comforting.

  13. Myron Battles on August 23, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    My sympathies to Bob’s family. I knew Bob when I worked for John Deere and became good friends w/him. I ‘m glad he is now in a better place, thoughts and prayers for Bob and to his family!

  14. Brenda N. on August 24, 2018 at 8:04 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I too have recently lost my loved one in death. This loss can be so overwhelming. Fortunately, I found comfort in God’s promise that one day I would see my dear loved one again. (John 5:28,29) May God give you the peace & comfort you need at this difficult time. (Philippians 4:6,7)

  15. Monica Countryman on August 24, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    Donna, Monica, and Martin
    You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time with the loss of Bob. May God comfort you and your families with peace and comfort in this difficult time.

  16. David & Karen Brown on August 28, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    You are in our thoughts during this difficult time over the loss of Bob. May cherished memories bring you comfort.

  17. free on November 21, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Wednesday at the First Congregational Church at Centralia. The burial will be in the Centralia Cemetery with military honors by a detail from Fort Riley and the American Legion. The family will meet with friends from 7 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca.

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