In loving memory of

Bobby Dale Heilskov
August 7, 1948 - April 5, 2019

Bobby Dale Heilskov, 70, of Hampton, passed away April 5, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton, in Hampton, Iowa. He was born August 7, 1948, in Hampton, Iowa to Holger and Mary (Carman) Heilskov.

Bob graduated from Hampton Community High School in 1966. He was married to Kathy Stech on March 31, 1968, in Hampton, Iowa. Bob worked as a farmer all of his life. He was a member of the Hampton United Methodist Church in Hampton, Iowa and was on the REC Board of Directors for over 30 years. Bob enjoyed playing cards, annual family trips to Okoboji, bowling and attending his kids and grandkids activities. He was also an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

Bob is survived by his wife Kathy Heilskov of Coralville, son Creed (Sarah) Heilskov of Coralville, son Jason (Kerry) Heilskov of North Liberty, grandchildren Marin Heilskov, Ava Heilskov and Josh Heilskov, brother Gene (Marilyn) Heilskov of Hampton, sister Linda (Roger) Cyganek of Sarasota, Florida, brother Craig (Ronda) Heilskov of Mason City, sister-in-law Sharon (Jim) Koenen of Hampton, brother-in-law Bill (Sue) Stech of Altoona and brother-in-law Terry (Jimmie) Stech of Lexington, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Joanne Van Dyke wrote on Apr 11, 2019:

"Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I too have fond memories of our childhood and Saturday evening's when the kids stayed together and when our parents would head to the Surf. Also the fond memories of St John's."

Roger Crawford wrote on Apr 9, 2019:

"Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I was able to visit him the last time I was in Hampton. May you gather strength knowing he will be missed. God bless. Roger Crawford Mesa, AZ"

Jane Jorgensen Vandre wrote on Apr 9, 2019:

"Kathy, Creed, and Jason, I?m sorry to hear of Bob?s passing. We had a lot of fun growing up. I especially remember the kids together while all our parents were having card club, and lots of fun at St. John?s. Those were wonderful memories. He was a good guy. Jane Jorgensen Vandre"

Bob Ubben wrote on Apr 8, 2019:

"Sorry to hear of Bobs passing. Had alot of around him : he keep the conversation going usually with some joke or saying: He would drive the bulk truck for me when i had meeting or a week off: he really kept it interesting to hear of the past week. Sorry i cant be there. Will be thinking of you. Bob Ubben"

Linda Krukow wrote on Apr 7, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you! Bob was such a nice man. Hugs to everyone. Harley & Linda Krukow "

Les Yaw wrote on Apr 7, 2019:

"Sorry to learn of Bobby's passing. The community was enriched by Bobby's love and support. "

Sam Rowe wrote on Apr 6, 2019:

"Everyone should have someone like Bob in their life. I will cherish the memories I have for the rest of mine. Rest in peace, Uncle Bob. You will always hold a special place in my heart. Love, Sammi"

Craig and Mary Lou Semler wrote on Apr 6, 2019:

"Sympathy to all...Scot so enjoyed Bob at the care center. They always had to keep up on the Hawkeyes."

Pat Larsen wrote on Apr 6, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss. Cherish your memories. Pat Larsen"

Jolyne Edwards wrote on Apr 5, 2019:

"Bob was such a great guy. So sorry for the loss of a great husband, dad, brother, grandpa, family member, and friend. My thoughts are with you. "

Fran Foland wrote on Apr 5, 2019:

"Kathy and family, so sorry to hear about Bob. You have our deepest sympathy. Remember your happy times and keep them close to your heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Len and Fran Foland"

Ken Woodley wrote on Apr 5, 2019:

"Bobby was always in a good mood. Great guy in school and a very hard worker as a farmer. So sorry for his family but I am sure they have great memories as I do.."

Brock wrote on Apr 5, 2019:

"Bobby had one of the best smiles. Joyful, mischievous, and infectious at the same time. A great man to all who knew him. Memories of Bob always make me smile. He will be sorely missed."

Sandy (Smith) Ward wrote on Apr 5, 2019:

"Kathy, Creed, Jason & Families...We are so sorry to see that Bobby passed away today. He was always such a nice guy and a jokester too. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Sandy & Dick Ward"