Robert is survived by his wife, Marjorie, of Oskaloosa; a brother, Edwin Lee Allender, of Chillicothe, Mo.; nephews, Steven Lee (Donna) Allender, of Jackson, Ga.; John Mauser (Patricia), of Indianapolis, Ind.; and nieces, Beatrice Allender Fernades, of New Bedford, Mass.; Sally Dockter (Doc), of Madison, Wis.; Jean McFarland (Larry), of New Port Richey, Fla.; Carol Jambois (Lou), of Lakeland, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Andrea Brownley of the First Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery with Military Honors by the Oskaloosa Honor Guard. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Friday at the funeral chapel; the family will greet visitors from 5-7 p.m. Friday evening. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or to the Gideons. Memories and condolences may be sent by visiting the online obituary guest book at www.gvlfuneralchapel.com.