Robert E. "Bob" Niebaum, 67, of Parsons died Tuesday morning at his home in Parsons. His death was unexpected.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1941, at Caldwell to Ben and Thelma (Sanders) Niebaum. He grew up on the family farm near Caldwell and at McCune. He attended school at McCune, graduating from McCune High School.
He worked briefly at the McCune Coop and at the Parsons State Hospital and Training Center as psychiatric aide and later as a security guard. He retired from the PSHTC, however, he still continued to work part time as a security guard. He also mowed lawns and did various jobs for people around Parsons.
He enjoyed doing jobs for people around Parsons and liked going to casinos.
His survivors include two sons, Robert E. Niebaum of Parsons and Richard Niebaum of Louisville, Ky.; a daughter, Vicki Peters of Kansas City, Mo.; two grandchildren; two brothers, Tom Niebaum of rural McCune and Bill Sanders of the Dallas area; and two sisters, Maxine Waltermire and Kathy Lamb, both of the Denver area.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Ronald Niebaum.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will follow in McCune Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the Parsons State Hospital and Training Center Endowment Fund and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home 112 N. 26th St, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, 67357.