Robert Rettenmeier

Robert A Rettenmeier

Saturday, May 23rd, 1942 - Friday, April 17th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Robert Rettenmeier, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Robert Rettenmeier

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Robert's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Robert's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Robert A. Rettenmeier, 77, of Dubuque died Friday, April 17, 2020. In keeping with current restrictions on public gatherings due the COVID-19 pandemic, a private entombment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A public memorial mass will be held at Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Ghost Church, at a later date. The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Robert was born May 23, 1942 in Balltown, son of Herbert and Marcella (Gansemer) Rettenmeier.
He graduated from Leo High School, Holy Cross, in 1960. On May 22, 1965 he married Eileen Ambrosy at St. Lawrence Church, Otter Creek. He was a member of Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Ghost Church.
He retired from Flexsteel.
Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. He was a loving and giving person to everyone he met. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen Rettenmeier of Dubuque; three children, Rodney (Julie) Rettenmeier of Cedar Falls, Rhonda (Tom) Smith of Sherrill, and Renee (Wade) Pilcher of Dubuque; four grandchildren, Alesha Rettenmeier, Cody and Jesse Smith, and Rachael (Jake O’Connor) Billmeyer; and four siblings, Dorine (Carlton “Butch”) Mauer of Dubuque, Ronnie Rettenmeier of Dubuque, Bill (Bev) Rettenmeier of Balltown, and Linda (Mike) Kelley of Dubuque.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter in infancy, Tina Marie; and a sister in law, Donna Rettenmeier.
A Robert Rettenmeier memorial fund has been established.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Robert A Rettenmeier, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Robert

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Robert A Rettenmeier.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Robert
0 trees have been planted in memory of Robert A Rettenmeier

Barbara J Ries

Posted at 08:28am
To Bob ‘s Family,
Thinking of you in this time of sorrow 🙏
My husband, Bob RIES spent time with Bob playing golf in Bellevue along with Art & Rosalie Plossel.
Rosalie worked with Bob at Flexsteel and now he will be reunited in heaven with all of them to play a great game of golf everyday! 🙏😇❤️

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: