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Robert Perez

December 28, 2017

Robert “Bob” Perez, 96, of Denver Colorado, passed away on December 28, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Bob was born on September 25, 1921 in St. Joseph, Missouri to his parents, Domingo Perez and Juanita Garcia Perez.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Petra Davila Perez and his second wife of 15 years Ruth Anzo Ramirez.  He is survived by his son, Charles Perez and daughter in law, Patty Loyd of Englewood, Colorado, his sister Jessie Bernal of Overland Park, Kansas, his stepsons Steve Ramirez (Jody Huxman) of Andover, Kansas, and Martin Ramirez (Seena Ramirez) of Buhler, Kansas and his stepdaughters Josie Pearce of Oregon and Christina Pletcher (Steve Pletcher) of Emporia, Kansas.

Bob served in the Navy during World War II and worked as an electrician on a hospital ship transporting wounded military back to the USA.  Following his military service, he was a resident of Sedgwick, Kansas, a small farming community, for over 50 years.  While living in Sedgwick, he was an active member of the community, supporting local high school events as well as being a member of the American Legion and the Lion’s Club.  Bob was an avid sports fan.  He could always be found watching, and supporting the local sports team.  However he always held the Kansas City teams – Chiefs and Royals in his heart.

Professionally, Bob was the founder and owner of Bob’s Sewer Service in Wichita, Kansas, where he worked for 30 years opening clogged drains in Wichita as well as Sedgwick and Harvey Counties.

The family will receive friends on January 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home at 215 N. Main in Newton, Kansas.  This will be followed by a Rosary, in the Funeral Home Chapel at 6:00 p.m.  Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 415 S Ash, Newton, Kansas.  Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Newton, Kansas.

The suggested memorial is the Denver Hospice and may be left with the funeral home or mailed to: Denver Hospice 501 S. Cherry St., Denver, CO. 80246

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4 thoughts on “Robert Perez

  1. Oh Uncle Bob, I will miss your wonderful smile and that great sense of humor!!! Charlie & Patty, I am so sorry for your loss, and I believe that your Dad was well loved by so many people!! What a legacy that is!

  2. Sorry for your loss.I got to know Bob and Patty.I purchased Bob’s Sewer Service in 1989.Bob had built a good business.He was a good man I still run the bussiness Bob’s Sewer Service and everybody ask who is Bob and I tell them the story. How I got to now Bob and took over the business and did not change the name.He will be missed

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