Robert J. Kehl, 78, of Dubuque, died at home on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Funeral services were held July 6 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Dubuque, with the Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, where military honors were accorded by American Legion Post 6 of Dubuque.
Robert was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Dubuque, the son of George and Christina (Wild) Kehl. Robert graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1952 and attended Loras College. He served our country in the U. S. Army. Robert married Ruth Ann Kurtz on Aug. 6, 1960, in East Pleasant Plain.