Rev. Robert J. Levenhagen



   DUBUQUE — Reverend Robert J. Levenhagen, 89, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Stonehill Franciscan Care Center in Dubuque.

   Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Nov. 30, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Monona. Archbishop Michael Jackels officiated, with Msgr. John McClean as homilist. Visitation was at the church two hours before the Mass. Burial was in the St. Patrick’s Church Cemetery.

   Fr. Bob was born March 16, 1929, on the family farm near Monona, the son of Paul and Julia (Scannell) Levenhagen. He received his early education in a country school; he graduated from Monona High School in 1948, and from Loras College in 1952, after which he went on to theological studies. He attended Mount St. Bernard Seminary in Dubuque, and was ordained on February 2, 1957. He also earned a Masters Degree from Catholic University.


For more of this obituary see the Dec. 5 Outlook.