Robert “Bob” Dight, 80, of Charles City, passed away Feb. 22, 2022 at the Nora Springs Care Center under St. Croix Hospice.
A public gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home.
A private family service will be held at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home with burial at Riverside Cemetery.
Bob was born June 6, 1941 in Charles City. He attended Ulster #8 Country School graduating with the class of 1959. During his childhood, Bob was a member of the Ulster 4-H Club raising and showing shorthorn cattle. He was also a counselor at Camp Christie for Junior 4-Hers. This is where he met the love of his life, Marian Gaiser, who was also a counselor. They were married Dec. 2, 1961. To this union three children were born: Scott, Sandra and Steven. A nephew would make the family complete with the addition of Derrick.
Bob started his career farming, but also worked for the Floyd County Secondary Road Department being a bridge foreman.
Bob is survived by his wife, Marian of 60 years; children: Scott Dight, Sandy (Jeff) Staudt, Steve (Teresa) Dight and Derrick (Jennifer) Gaiser; grandchildren: Jessica (Tim) Marquardt, Josh (Megan) Staudt, Carter Dight (fiancée Katie Gjesdahl), Kristin (Nick) Schwendeman, Wes Gaiser, Alissa Gaiser and Lillian Gaiser; two great-granddaughters: Rebecca Marquardt and Joanna Marquardt.
Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323, 1205 South Main Street, Charles City, Iowa 50616 is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall for the family at www.hauserfh.com.