Robert L. “Bob” Winslow
Robert L. “Bob” Winslow, 73, of Long Island, KS died Wednesday, June 27 at the Harlan County Health System in Alma, NE
He was born February 4, 1939 in Burlington, CO to Ulysses and Lydia (Zahn) Winslow. He grew up in Burlington and graduated from Burlington High School.
On June 5, 1960 he married Phyllis J. Leichliter in Goodland, KS.
He lived in Goodland, KS and worked for the Rock Island Railroad until it closed in 1980 then he worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 2 years. He moved to Norton, KS and worked for the Norton State Hospital for 6 months then worked for Kyle Railroad until retiring in 1996. He supplemented his income by working various jobs, including helping in many of the area sale barns.
He was a member of Norton, KS Eagle’s Lodge, enjoyed tending to his gardens, watching pro wrestling and he “tolerated” BINGO.
Wife —————————-Phyllis Winslow of Long Island, KS
Daughters ——————–Roberta Hawley of Ellsworth, KS
Retina Jacobs of Wichita, KS
Redeara Godfrey of Anthony, KS
Sister ————————–Mabel Kohne of Burlington, CO
Brothers ———————-Richard Winslow of Burlington, CO
Donald Winslow of Burlington, CO
8 Grandchildren, Jessica, Robin, Cora, Larry, Rusty, Todd, & John
2 Step-Grandchildren, Crystal & Robert
3 Great Grandchildren, Lydia, Charlie, & Enrique
7 Step-Great Grandchildren, Caleb, Ethan, Genie, Lisa, Noah, Zoie & Savahanne
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by 1 sister, 1 granddaughter & a step-great grandchild.
Cremation was planned. Memorial services will be Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel in Phillipsburg, KS with Pastor Dave Pugh officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later time in the Goodland, KS Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert Winslow Memorial Fund.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 2nd Street, Phillipsburg, KS 67661 is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.olliffboeve.com.