In Memory of

Robert Proctor

August 7, 1942 - September 27, 2021
From: Gowrie, IA | Originally: Gowrie, IA

GOWRIE- Robert W. Proctor, 79, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at Aspire of Gowrie.


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2021 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie. Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery with military rites presented by the American Legion Peterson Post #431 of Gowrie. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday until the time of the service at the funeral home.


Robert is survived by wife, Wilma Proctor of Gowrie; 6 daughters, Penny Graves; Kandy Proctor-Robinson, Melissa Smits of Lehigh; Patti Alfred of Fort Dodge; Allison Pingel of Stratford; Suzette (Ben) Dwight of Fort Dodge; 24 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob Graney and Clara Proctor


Robert W. Proctor was born August 7, 1942 in rural Clear Lake, Iowa. He graduated from Clear Lake High School and Hamilton Business College. He served in US Marines from 1959 till 1962. He was united in marriage to Wilma Gregerson July 3, 1986 in Fort Dodge. Robert drove truck most notably for 15 years for Smithway.


Memorials may be left to the family’s discretion. 


Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 11:55 AM
“Every time I came into work he always made sure how much I knew how appreciated he was of me. He nicknamed me “youngster.” And was always so happy to see me. He would always say “you’re one of my favorites youngster, don’t tell anyone.” And that always made my day. He was certainly like family to me and always made sure how to make me smile when I was having a bad day. Hugs to you and yours, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
- Jezika Johnson

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 8:10 PM
“Everytime I would go over there to say hi or take my grandma over bob was always welcoming. So sorry for you loss prayers to the family”
- Emily Joyce

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