Robert “Bob” L. Westerhouse, age 83, of Belle passed away Friday, June 25, 2021 at his residence.
He was born November 6, 1937, in the Beaver Falls Township in Minnesota, a son to the late Samuel and Edith (Kinsinger) Westerhouse.
In January of 1964 he was united in marriage to Peggy Land. Peggy survives of their home near Belle.
Bob was a truck driver for over 53 years and owned and operated, Westco Trucking, with his wife for several years before retiring.
Bob and Peggy moved to the Belle area in 1978. He enjoyed playing Solitaire and games on his computer, watching game shows such as the Price Is Right and Wheel of Fortune, cutting grass, and drinking beer. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and especially his great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by: two daughters, Michelle Tinker and her husband Scott and Bobbi Tyler and her husband Tracy of Belle; four grandchildren, Darin Guinn and his wife Jessica, O’Ryon Guinn, Cole Tyler and his wife Ralicia, Dalton Tyler and his wife Frankie; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jane Evans of Pekin, IL as well as many extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, J.P. Tennyson, and two brothers, Glen and Paul Westerhouse.
Visitation for Bob will be on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle from 1:00 pm. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Kevin Runge officiating.