Robert S. Pedelty III, 91, of Mason City, died Tuesday June 19, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit.
A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 AM Monday September 24, 2018, at Epiphany Parish St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 302 5th St SE with Rev. Jacob Rouse officiating.
A gathering of family and friends will take place at 9:00 AM Monday. Inurnment will take place in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery at a later.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of North Iowa 232 2nd St SE Mason City, IA 50401.
Robert S. Pedelty III was born on December 12, 1926 in Mason City to parents Robert S. II and Bessie Fern (Swift) Pedelty. Bob grew up in and attended Mason City High School graduating in 1945. Following his graduation, he attended Ruppert School of Auctioneering in Decauter, IN. Bob would continue on to operate the Clear Lake Auction Company and later the North Iowa Livestock Exchange, he also ran the family farm south east of Mason City for more than 50 years. Bob was united in marriage to Harriet Doyle at the St Patrick Catholic Church in Clear Lake on June 22, 1948.
Those who knew Bob will tell you that he and his wife loved to go dancing at the Surf Ballroom. Bob had a love for traveling and loved to golf and play tennis. He also enjoyed downhill skiing which he did until his 70’s and bowling which he did up until his 80’s.
Bob is survived by his children: Kirk (Linn) Pedelty, Roxanne (Rick) Barnett, Marsia Pedelty; 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Harriet Pedelty; parents: Robert S. II and Fern Pedelty.
Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery