FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Robert L. Raitt

5/6/1932 - 8/7/2016


Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Thursday, August 11, 2016
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

Vigil
7:00 PM, 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church.

Interment
Ss. Patrick/Joseph Cemetery
Platte Center,  NE 
with military honors by American Legion
Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard
     
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Robert L. Bob Raitt, age 84, of Columbus, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his home in Columbus.

Robert was born May 6, 1932 in North Bend, Nebraska to William and Maryann (Schulte) Raitt. He grew up in St. Edward and graduated from St. Edward High in 1950. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from December 7, 1951 until December 6, 1954. He returned to the Jasa Farm where he worked. On December 1, 1956 he married Mary Alice McPhillips at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. They lived in Omaha, Lincoln, and Wahoo before moving to Columbus in April 18, 1965. He managed Consumers Coop Association. Following his retirement he farmed in Nance County. Bob was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church. He was an avid football fan, especially the Huskers. Bob always wanted to be remembered as an S.O.B.-Sweet Old Bob.

He is survived by:
wife: Mary Raitt of Columbus
son: Bob Raitt of Columbus
daughter: Michelle (fiance Michael Garrett) Blatchford of Stromsburg
son: Pat (Lori) Raitt of Columbus
7 grandchildren 3 great grandchildren
brother: Daryll (Mary Lou) Raitt of Hartsburg, MO
sister: Marianne Raitt of Columbus
half brother: Frank (Teri) Jasa of St. Edward
half sister: Peggy Ferris of California

He was preceded in death by:
Parents: William Raitt and Maryann Raitt-Jasa
Infant son: Phillip Raitt
brothers: William and Duane Raitt
half sister: Connie Thomazin



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