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Rountree, Robert J. "Bob"

Weishaar, Orwin C.


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA










b11#096 2006

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2006-12-26,” Digital Augusta, accessed July 2, 2020,

Robert J. “Bob” Rountree

Robert J. "Bob" Rountree, 83, Augusta, went to be with the Lord on December 26th, 2006.
Viewing Thursday 1 - 8 p.m. with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.
Services at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2006 at the First Christian Church, Augusta.
He was born in Monett, Mo. on May 7, 1923, the son
of the late Lawrence Lucius and Phyllis Engle (Johnson) Rountree. He was a member of First Christian Church for many years. He owned and operated the Augusta Dairy Queen since 1953 except for a few years in Missouri. He also operated the Andover Dairy Queen built in 1984.
He served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Bob was a
mason at Washington Lodge No. 87 in Greenfield Mo. for 59 years and a Shrine member. Bob also served on the Prairie State Bank board of Directors for 22 years. He was a past president of the Butler County Shrine club, a member of Rotary, a board
of director for Augusta Medical Complex Inc. and a former member of Elks Club. On October 4, 1947, he married Thelma Lee Killingsworth in Mt. Vernon, Mo. They have been devoted to each other for 59 years. She survives. Also surviving Bob are his three sons and daughters in law: Ross and Kathy, Rex and Rhonda, Kim and Betsy, all of Augusta; grandchildren: Scott Rountree and Mamie Rountree Jones and husband Clint, Jennifer Rountree Londagin and husband Justin, Becky Rountree and Jimmy Rountree; great grandchildren: Samantha
and Michael Rountree, Caden and Josie Jones and Grady Londagin.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Rountree.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Midian Plane of Mercy or First Christian Church of Augusta. ___________

Orwin C. Weishaar

Weishaar, Orwin C., 78, farmer and retired Boeing tool and die maker, died Dec. 25, 2006.
Visitation 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Thursday, at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Road, Derby. Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, at Douglass United Methodist Church. Graveside service 3:30 p.m. Friday, at Milan Cemetery, Milan.
Orwin was born on Oct. 18, 1928 in Argonia, the son of Elmer F. and Edith F. (Fitts) Weishaar. On July 22, 1950 he married Ruth E. James in Wichita. He was a member of the Douglass United Methodist Church and Wichita Gem & Mineral Society.
Survivors include: wife of 56 years, Ruth Weishaar, Douglass; children and their spouses, David and Sharon Weishaar, Wichita, Janet and Grant Holderman, Augusta, Rachel and Clinton Walker, Mapleton, Beverly and Kaveh Ghanbarabbasi, Richardson, Texas, Sandra
and Mark Isom, Inman, Steven & Debbie Weishaar, Colorado Springs, Colo.', Curtis and Danielle Weishaar, Douglass; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward and Florence Weishaar, Argonia, Charles and Mary Weishaar, Fall River, Lloyd and Lee Weishaar, Argonia; grandchildren and their spouses, Tammy and Chris, James and Stephanie, Jeremy, Brian and Amy, Randy and . Amy, Jeremy and Sabrina, Charity, Leila, Camellia, Nathan, Daniel, Kerstin and Dave, Jacob and Cheyenne; 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Milford Weishaar; and a granddaughter, Callie Isom.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Douglass United Methodist Church, 204 S. Willow, Douglass, KS 67039, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202 and Samaritan’s Purse, .P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Send tributes via

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