Robert W. Faustman

Robert W. Faustman of Bellevue, formerly of Bayard, NE. July 31, 1943 – March 7, 2011 Preceded by parents, Walter & Hazel; infant sister, Janet. SURVIVORS: wife, Barbara Faustman; daughter, Corienne (Randall) Vance & their children, Sara, Christine, Lindsey & Daniel; Daughter, Andrea Faustman; daughter, Denise (Timothy) Savage, & their children, Natalie & Emily; son, Michael Faustman; brother, Donald Faustman, sister, Patricia Dryden; brother, David Faustman; many other loving friends & relatives. VISITATION: At church, one hour before service on Saturday, 12 March 2011. FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, March 12, 11am, Life Spring Church, SBC, 13904 S. 36th St. Bellevue. —————– Robert Walter Faustman, 67, formerly of Bayard, entered the gates of heaven to meet his Savior on March 7, 2011. Robert was born the eldest son of Walter and Hazel (Nelson) Faustman of Aurora, Nebraska. The Faustman Family moved to Chappell, Nebraska where Robert attended school and developed his great love of sports – especially basketball. After graduation from Chappell in 1961, Robert attended Scottsbluff Community College on a basketball scholarship. He completed his degree in education and coaching at Kearney State College. Robert married Barbara Erdman on May 23, 1970. Robert taught High School Social Studies and coached Volleyball, Basketball and Track in Oshkosh and Thedford. The family moved to Bayard and Robert began working for Burlington Northern Railroad in 1979. Upon Robert’s retirement from BNSF in August 2009, Bob and Barb moved to Bellevue, Nebraska in order to be closer to their grandchildren. Robert’s family meant the world to him, and he will be very dearly missed by his wife Barbara; daughters Corienne (Randall) Vance of Bellevue, Andrea Faustman of Bayard, Denise (Timothy) Savage of Eagle; son Michael Faustman of Lincoln; six precious grandchildren Sara, Christine, Lindsey and Daniel Vance and Natalie and Emily Savage; brothers Don Faustman of Lincoln and David Faustman of Manhattan, KS; sister Patricia Dryden of Sturgis, SD; countless other relatives and friends. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister Janet. Memorials may be directed to the family to be distributed when plans are finalized.

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