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Robert Emmet Schluckebier, Sr. February 6, 1943 – May 31, 2022

Robert Emmet Schluckebier, Sr., 79, of Keytesville, MO, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Aspire Health & Rehab in Moberly, MO.  The family will host a graveside memorial service on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 2:00 P.M.  The burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery in rural New Cambria, MO.

Robert was born on February 6, 1943 in rural Marion County, MO, the son of Emmet and Louise (Mette) Schluckebier.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.  Robert graduated from Keytesville high school in 1961.  On December 7, 2003, he was united in marriage to Paula Anderson in Fayette, MO.

Robert was lifelong row crop and livestock farmer.  Later in life, Robert and Paula owned and operated the Highway 240 Restaurant in Fayette, MO.  Robert farmed and helped run the restaurant until his retirement in 2008.

Robert was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Salisbury, MO.  He loved working, the outdoors, especially fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his beloved wife of the home, Paula; two step children, Matthew Elson and his wife Jessica of Salisbury, MO and Amanda Graves and her husband Tom of Lake Nehai, MO; one granddaughter, Sophie Schluckebier; five step-grandsons, Alex Elson and his wife Samantha, Walker Fortner and his wife Anna, Jeremiah Moser, Isaiah Moser, and Miles Elson; 4 step-granddaughters, Grace Fortner, Lillian Fortner, Abigail Elson, and Hannah Noel; three step-greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Dr. Lee Schluckebier and his wife Shirley of Seward, NE and John Schluckebier and his wife Kay of Salisbury, MO; and one sister-in-law, Cathy Schluckebier of Quincy, IL; he is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmet and Louise; his son, Robert Jr; and one brother, Reverend Gary Schluckebier.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Schluckebier, Bob Powers, Danny Schluckebier, Isaiah Moser, Alex Elson, and Terry Boss.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel at 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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