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“Vesely Family, I'm so sorry to hear of your Dads passing. He used to come into UPS where I work. I will Really miss visiting with him. What a nice...Read More ยป
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“Frank, Carolyn, and Mike~ I am so sorry for your loss. both of your parents were great and fun to be around. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
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Robert Frank Vesely, 86, of Coralville, died March 28, 2016, in Des Moines,after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.

Bob was born July 6, 1929 in rural Ainsworth, Iowa to James and Emilie Vesely. He was a graduate of Iowa City High School and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by a son, Frank, of Iowa City; a daughter, Jean, of Des Moines; one grandson, Michael, of Iowa City; two brothers, John, of Rockville, MD and Arden, of Edna, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews in the U.S., Canada and Colombia, South America. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cenaida and a brother, James.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Iowa City. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com. Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation is caring for Robert's family and his arrangements.