Robert Dean Ehlen


Robert "Bob" Dean Ehlen ran with a tight crowd of yahoos and has been causing trouble with his quick wit and mischievous sense of humor since October 16, 1931.

A proud veteran, all-American farmer, and lovingly referred to as "Bus Driver Bob," he could frequently be found enjoying a cold burger and a frosty beer. Bob loved his family fiercely and while his strength and tenacity always shone through, he never took life too seriously. Combine rides around the wheat field often led to pondering of Bigfoot, while sleepovers under the stars combined astronomy with ghost stories that would leave you unable to sleep for a week.

On Sunday, April 7th, Bob joined his Daddy in heaven, leaving behind his wife of 58 years, Jo Ehlen, brother, Jack Ehlen of Enid, children, Beverly Archuleta of Albuquerque, Janet Ehlen-Hecker of Denver, Grant Ehlen of Oklahoma City, Karol Riley of Stillwater, and Linda Ehlen of Wichita, 13 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren with promises to haunt each and every one of them. Please join us in a celebration of life on Sunday, April 14th 2-4pm at the First Christian Church in Waukomis.

Flowers can be sent to the First Christian Church in Waukomis, and donations can be made in Bob's name to the Alzheimer's Association.
Published on April 10, 2019
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Susan Riggins (Melvin Nelson daughter)
Apr 12, 2019
sending healing prayers to all the family. I know Bob will be missed in your lives. May good memories fill your hearts. Much love - Susan
Ray and Donna Riley
Apr 11, 2019
Our prayers are with the family during this trying time. I know Bob will be missed by so many who loved him but faith in God and holding each other close will help get you through.