Robert L. Heath, 55, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton following a long illness. Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 20, followed by a memorial service at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader.
Bob is survived by Betsy Zein, Elkader; sons, Robert (Laura) Heath, Los Angeles, Calif., Thomas Heath, Cedar Rapids and Matthew Heath, Iowa City; stepdaughter, Erin Zein, North Liberty; his mother, Shirley Shedd, Crystal Lake, Ill; siblings Rhonda (Joe) Palshis, Rory Heath and Randy (Diane) Shedd, all of the Chicago area; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, or the Hampton Care Center.
Condolences may be left with: www.leonardfuneralhomes.com .