Bob Weilbacher

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At the VFW

Robert Paul Weilbacher
16 Aug 1943 - 18 Mar 2021
Gaslight Squares
Neon Squares
Puddletown Squares
Received 10 Year Medallion at Remake The Circle in 1993
Received 20 Year Medallion at Anchors Aweigh With a Half-Sashay in 2003
Received 25 Year Medallion at Touch A Quarter Century in 2008
Received 30 Year Medallion at Weave Your Heart in San Francisco in 2013


Obituary for Robert Weilbacher. 8-16-1943/3-18-2021. He spent 34 years in the U.S. Army and Army reserves. Was a CW4 at retirement. Preceded by his father Robert Weilbacher and his mother Mary Ring. His family was his brothers, Ron Weilbacher of Soldota, Alaska; half brother Larry J Balzer, Washington state. Step father Jerry Ring. His partner for 40 years Ralph Starr.
Bob served in Berlin during the Vietnam era. Was a Life member of VFW Post 11401.
His services with be at Mt.Tahoma National Cemetery on 12 April at 9 a.m.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of longtime dancer with Puddletown Squares and probably a founding member of Gas Light Squares (Tacoma). Bob was a regular fixture at Puddletown dances, fly-ins and IAGSDC conventions. He was also usually on the floor two-stepping with long time partner Ralph Starr at Timberline Tavern.
Bob lived in Edgewood, WA, for almost 30 years. He was active in VFW and veterans service for 28 years, and was the Quartermaster for the post. He had also been the District Quartermaster for several years.
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