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September 25, 2012
Messenger News

Robert J. Gray, 71, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday September 22, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery. Visitation will be Today from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a vigil at 7:00 p.m. all at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife Polly of Fort Dodge; and a brother, Donald Gray of Fort Dodge.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Anne (McDonough) Gray, a brother, James Gray, and a sister, Patricia Mallaro.

Robert Joseph Gray was born on May 24, 1941 in Fort Dodge. He attended schools here and graduated from St. Edmond High School. In 1969, Bob joined the Fort Dodge Police Department achieving the rank of Sergeant before retiring in 1997. On April 27, 1974, he was united in marriage to Polly Dunscombe at Sacred Heart Church and the couple made their home in Fort Dodge. Bob enjoyed collecting Coca Cola Products, Iowa Hawkeye memorabilia, and was an avid Hawkeye Fan.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.



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