Robert Rabenau

Robert Rabenau

Saturday, February 12th, 1972 Sunday, November 10th, 2019

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Obituary for Robert L. "Bobby" Rabenau Jr.

Robert “Rob” “Bobby” L. Rabenau, age 47, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 while Pheasant Hunting in Western Kansas. A celebration of his life will be Saturday, Nov. 23, visitation from 1-3 with the services following at 3pm, both at the IAFF Local 2195 Union Hall, 322 SE Douglas, Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063.
In lieu of flowers the family strongly suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Bobby was born on February 12, 1972, in Aurora, Colorado. He attended Millington Central High School in Tennessee, graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School in Shawnee, Kansas. Bobby was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Hospital Corpsman, HM. He studied Pre-Hospital Emergency Care at the University of Iowa. He was a former EHS Advisor, Vessel Security Officer, and paramedic at Cal Dive International and on a deep water salvage Vessel/Derrick Barge in Houston, Texas. Bobby was a former Security/Medic at Argosy Casino in Kansas City, MO., former Firefighter Captain/Paramedic at Kellogg Brown & Root in Baghdad, Iraq, former paramedic at West Cal-Cam Hospital in Sulphur, Louisiana, former paramedic at Acadian Ambulance Service in Lake Charles, Louisiana , former site Paramedic at International SOS, and presently was working as a Paramedic / Fire Marshall with the KCMO Fire Dept. where he had just received his Arson Investigator Certification. Bobby was very involved with fundraising for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, was an avid outdoorsman and loved to travel.
Bobby was preceded in death by his mother Sandy Schillings and his father Bob Rabenau, Sr.
Survivors include his step-mother Marie Rabenau of Kansas City, Kansas, his daughter Katherine and one granddaughter of San Diego, California, two siblings; Kasey Grim of Lincoln, Nebraska and Tim Rabenau of Norfolk, Nebraska, and five step-siblings, Daniel Ganaden (Rebecca) of Grain Valley, Missouri, Dana Fetch (Willy) of Rapid City, South Dakota, Shelley Gifford (Zane) of Houston, Texas, Stacey Martin of Lansing, Kansas, Adam Wynkoop of Kansas City, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bobby was an exceptional individual to all who knew him and will be greatly missed by all.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    IAFF Local 2195 Union Hall
    322 SE Douglas
    Lee's Summit, MO
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 3:00pm
    IAFF Local 2195 Union Hall
    322 SE Douglas
    Lee's Summit, MO
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

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Kathryn Fales

I’m the daughter, *Kathryn, and I have no idea what’s going on; and would like to.
Comment | Posted at 05:32am via Condolence

Kasey Grim

Kat please call me.. this is his sister. 402-875-0398
Posted at 11:21am

John Creager

Thoughts and prayers for the family. Gods speed
Comment | Posted at 01:44pm via Condolence

Dale Mercer

Just a great young man. Always had a smile and a positive comment. He'll be missed by me and many others. Prayers for the family.
Comment | Posted at 10:48am via Condolence

Rebecca Christianson

Broken Chain
We little knew that morning that
That GOD was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we will do the same.
It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone; for part of us went with you the day God called You home.
You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide; and though we can not see you, you are always at our side.
Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same; but as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again...
Go rest High upon that Mountain!
Deep and Wide!
Comment | Posted at 07:44pm via Condolence

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