ORAN, Mo. — Robert “Bob” Todt, son of the late John and Bertha Hoehn Todt, was born on Jan. 23, 1934, in Morehouse, Missouri, and departed his life on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in The Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau, Missouri at the age of 89 years.
He was a member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, a former resident of Oran, Missouri currently residing in Cape Girardeau. Bob was raised on a Dairy Farm south of Morley. He understood the importance of faith, family, and hard work. Bob was the owner and operator of the Oran Tavern until 1979. He drove a school bus for Oran R-3 School District until the age of 70. Bob spent the largest part of his career as a Knights of Columbus Insurance agent until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of the Oran Chamber of Commerce, served as a Scott County reserve deputy under Sheriff Bill Ferrell and one of the oldest remaining members of the Chaffee Elks 1810. Bob was a charter member of the Oran Knights of Columbus Council 4311 serving as financial secretary for over 30 years and was a fourth degree member, faithful navigator, past State Warden, and District Deputy for the state of Missouri. After family, Bob was a man of service to his church, community and serving as a helpful usher of doorman at the Guardian Angel services.
On July 7, 1962, he was united in marriage to Mary Vetter in Benton, Missouri. Mrs. Todt survives of the home in Cape Girardeau.
Besides his wife, survivors include one son, Tom (Cindy) Todt of Blanchard, Oklahoma; two daughters, Donna (Kenny) Ross of Scopus, Missouri, and Gail (Alan) Dame of Wolf Lake, Illinois; five grandchildren, Tori (Tyson) Misak of Casper, Wyoming; Levi Todt of Wharton, Texas; Duncan (Madison) Ross of Smithton, Illinois; Cole (Lexi) Ross of Cape Girardeau; Devin (Megan) Ross of Cape Girardeau; one brother-in-law, Alfred Vetter of Benton; also, by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandy Todt; five brothers, Harold, Herman, Cletus, Carl, and Sylvester Todt; three sisters, Regina, Gerry, and Theresa; two brothers-in-law, Vernon Vetter and Tom Drury; and four sisters-in-law, Janet Vetter, Rita Drury, Jean Vetter, and Sister Loretta Vetter OSF.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran also to include the KC prayer service. Eucharistic Celebration will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, at 10 a.m. at the Guardian Angel Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kelly officiating.
Interment will follow in the Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Online Condolences: www.amick-burnetfuneralchapels.com
Memorials can be made to Guardian Angel Catholic Church or St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.