Robert G Tiegs

July 6, 1950 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 71)


Robert Gerald Tiegs, 71, of Lincoln, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021. He was born on July 6, 1950 in Yankton, South Dakota to Robert and Wilma Florence (Fox) Tiegs and later moved to Fremont as an early teenager.  Bob was noted by friends and family as a very kind man, generous, humorous and loving brother and friend.

Bob was a brilliant visual artist in both sculpting and painting. He inherited his father's business: Tiegs Painting and Papering Company. He will be sorely missed by family, friends and his partner of twenty-one years, Katherine C. Voorhees.

Bob is survived by his children Alane Bilava Reuter, John Paul Vaughan, James Vaughan, Patrick Vaughan, brothers James and Thomas Tiegs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Wilma Tiegs, brother; Jack Tiegs, son; Robert Olsen.

Graveside services will be held 1 pm Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Calvary Cemetery in Fremont, Nebraska.

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Graveside Service
October 23, 2021

1:00 PM
Calvary Cemetery, Fremont, Nebraska

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