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Robert Charles "Bob" Guthrie

Dec 18, 2017

October 23, 1938 - December 15, 2017

Robert Charles "Bob" Guthrie, 79, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.


Services are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the Faith Christian Outreach Church, 1302 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant. Pastor Monte Knudsen will officiate. Burial will the in the Overman Cemetery, Atalissa, Iowa. The family will greet friends one hour prior to services at the church. Online condolences may be directed to

Bob was born October 23, 1938 in Ottumwa. He married Virginia Dennison who preceeds him in death. He then married Faith Holmes.


Bob retired from the Marines, serving 20 years as a gunnery sergeant. He then did construction work.


Survivors include his wife, Faith; five children, four stepchildren; a brother; a sister and numerous grand- and great-grandchildren.


His parents, first wife, two brothers and a sister precede him in death.

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