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Robert J. 'Bob' Dole

5/16/2013

Robert J. "Bob" Dole, 87, Almena, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Logan Manor, Logan.

He was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Omaha, Neb., to William Joseph and Clara Belle (Ewers) Dole.

He married Lorraine Ida Larson on March 23, 1952, in Oberlin. She preceded him in death Oct. 16, 2011.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Dole, Norton, and Carl Dole, Williamsburg, Ind.; two daughters, Rita Dole, Manhattan, and Karen Vogt, Haven; a sister, Claribel Near, Hastings, Neb.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Per his request, there will be a private family service at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Almena. Cremation was chosen.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice, Almena Community Center or Sunflower Pioneer Power Association, Almena.

Condolences can be sent to www.allfaithsfuneralchapel.com.