Robert “Bob” Danielson age 80 of Fairfield, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022, at Jefferson County Health Center.
Visitation for family & friends will be 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Behner Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2022, at Faith United Methodist Church in Libertyville with Rev. John D. Boatman officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Inurnment will be at a later date in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Faith United Methodist Church and mailed to Evelyn Danielson, 1702 Linden Drive, Unit C, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.
Bob was born September 26, 1941, in Libertyville to Clifford and Martha (Barker) Danielson. He married Evelyn Pope Timmerman on December 5, 1998.
Bob graduated from Fairfield High School and served in the Army for 3 years during the Vietnam War. He worked as a machinist at Rockwell/Meritor where he was one of the first employees and one of the last employees before they closed the Fairfield plant. Bob also was a farmer using John Deere equipment and collected John Deere memorabilia. He loved spending time with his family especially teasing the granddaughters.
He will be missed by his wife, Evelyn; his children, Randy (Mindy) Danielson of Keosauqua and Janean (Tom) Lankford of Batavia; step son, Rick (Marilyn) Brereton of Wilton, CA; grandchildren, Tyler Danielson of Keosauqua, Cheyann (Acea) Clubb of Leighton, AL, Sahara (Joe) Lankford of Des Moines, Iowa; 4 great grandchildren; five siblings, Jessie (Ralph) Caves of Douds, Carolyn (Phil) Ellingson of Roland, IA, Linda (Jim) Dougherty of Libertyville, John (Chris) Danielson of Fairfield and Carl (Sandy) Danielson of Buffalo, WY; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parent, Clifford and Martha.