Posted 3/31/15 (Tue)
Robert (Bob) R. Schur, 91, of Aberdeen, S.D., and formerly of Redfield, died Wednesday, March 25, in Aberdeen, S.D.
Bob was born on September 24, 1923 in Perkins County, S.D., to John and Hope (Roberts) Schur. On May 29, 1949’ he married Aldene D. Weil at Morristown, S.D. They had one son, Ron, born in 1950. Bob was in the United States Navy and had a life-long love of the military, sharing many stories of his military experiences with his family.
He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and American Legion. Bob was an electrician and lineman with Montana Dakota Utilities and Northwestern Public Service, retiring in 1988. Bob shared his experience and love for electricity and “climbing poles” with his family.
Bob loved to “fix things” and was very good at it. He also loved woodworking, building beautiful pieces of furniture and other items they enjoyed. He loved to go fishing, and enjoyed many years of camping with Aldene’s family in Yuma, Ariz., in the winter months after he retired. Bob was a hard worker his entire life. He was a loving husband, father, and had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren.
Grateful for having shared Bob’s life are his son, Ron (Cyndy) Schur, Aberdeen, S.D., grandchildren Brian (Jennifer) Allmendinger, Chris (Dennis) White, Shasta (Brent) Culp, seven great-grandchildren, Tayler and Tyler Spraw, Emma and Colbee White, Sierra, Tristan and Hunter Culp, (the eighth great granddaughter, Rylee White, will be born in May 2015), one great-great-granddaughter, Harper Rudie, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Merlin (Ruth) Weil, sister-in-law, LaVina Langdeau, and many nieces and nephews.
Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Aldene Schur; parents, John and Hope Schur; brother, Wayne Schur; brothers-in-law, Harold (Betty) Weil, Alvin (Dorothy) Weil, Lloyd (Fran) Weil, and Les Langdeau.
Honorary casket bearers will be all of his grandchildren.
Funeral services for Bob were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home. Burial was at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, at 2 p.m. on Monday.
Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. with family present from 5-7 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.