Robert W. ‘Bob’ Wiebold

December 29, 2015

Robert W. ‘Bob’ Wiebold
U.S. Veteran

US Air Force

Korean War Veteran

ROBERT W. “BOB” WIEBOLD in Woburn, December 29t, beloved husband of Mary Ann (Dargis) Wiebold. Devoted father of Robert W. “Bob” Wiebold Jr.,and his wife Linda(LaPlante) and Karen M. Wiebold Chepulis all of Woburn. Dear brother of Susan Vagt and her husband Bruce of MN and the late Evelyn Jarrett. Cherished son in law of the late Anna Dargis and late brother in law Frank Dargis. Loving “Pa” of Bryan E. and Brendan R. Wiebold and affectionately known as “Grandpa” to Erica L. and Christopher M. Chepulis. A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, January 5th at 11 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours on Monday, January 4th, 3-6 p.m. and Tuesday morning, 10-10:45 prior to the Service. Remembrances may be made in Bob’s memory to The American Legion Scholarship Fund, 194 Lexington Street, Woburn, MA 01801, or St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:

Robert W. “Bob ” Wiebold passed away at Tufts New England Medical Center early Tuesday morning, December 29th. The beloved husband of Mary Ann (Dargis) Weibold, he was eighty three years of age.

Born in Rochester, MN he was son of the late Edwin and Lillian (Petersen) Wiebold. One of three children, he was raised in Rochester, MN and was a graduate of Rochester High School,with the Class of 1950. The Korean War had just begun and Bob enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served his country proudly during that time. While serving his country part of his service was time spent on the east coast. On one occasion Bob and a friend were invited to a picnic. It was there that he

was introduced to a lovely young lady from Somerville, Mary Ann Dargis. That day was the beginning of a life long journey together that spanned over the next sixty years.

Bob graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. He secured a position with MACOM where he remained until he and another gentleman ventured off establishing their own machine shop called WIESIC Experimental Machine, later to return to MACOM where he retired from in 1990.

Bob was very proud of his family. His home was his castle. He always enjoyed being home with his family. When the children began their own families it was all the more fun being together. The family spent wonderful times at Oldham Pond, it was the family retreat every summer and still continues! Family and friends would all gather there for cookouts and all the fun happenings of summer! Whether he was called “Pa” or “Grampa,” he treasured his role of grandparent and shared a very special relationship with them all.

An extremely proud veteran, Bob and his wife were very active throughout the years at the American Legion Club. He served on many of the executive boards and his wife Mary Ann being an active participant in the Women’s Auxiliary, and marched every year in the Veteran’s Parade.

Bob was truly, above all else a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. His sense of humor was superb, delivering very funny lines, very straight faced! Bob also had quite the litany of “Bobisms” which he would often recite at the appropriate times, always adding that special touch!

Faith, family and love surrounded Bob all of his life and for the last fifty eight years, it was all so special.

In addition to his parents Bob was predeceased by his sister Evelyn Jarrett, his mother in law Anna Dargis and brother in law Frank Dargis.

He is lovingly survived by his wife of fifty eight years, Mary Ann (Dargis) Wiebold his children Robert W. “Bob” Wiebold Jr.,and his wife Linda(LaPlante) and Karen M. Wiebold Chepulis all of Woburn. Dear brother of Susan Vagt and her husband Bruce of MN. Loving “Pa” of Bryan E. and Brendan R. Wiebold and affectionately known as “Grandpa” to Erica L. and Christopher M. Chepulis. A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, January 5th at 11 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours on Monday, January 4th, 3-6 p.m. and Tuesday morning, 10-10:45 prior to the Service. Remembrances may be made in Bob’s memory to The American Legion Scholarship Fund, 194 Lexington Street, Woburn, MA 01801, or St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, MA 01801.

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  1. Mary and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The ones we love are never gone but live within our hearts. May you know peace and comfort.

    God bless,

    Charlie & Sandy Culhane

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