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Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Robert Charles Weyrauch
June 20, 1955 - February 22, 2020

Place of Birth: Williston, North Dakota
Residence: Ray, North Dakota
Age: 64

Robert C. Weyrauch, 64 of Ray, ND passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at his residence in Ray, ND under the care of hospice.

Robert Charles Weyrauch (Bob) rode his horse onto God’s Ranch in-the-sky on February 22, 2020. Robert was the third born child of Harvey and Aurita (Daniel) Weyrauch on June 20, 1955.

He was raised and educated in Ray, ND, graduating from the Ray High School with the class of 1973.

He married his high school sweetheart Julie Hill in 1980 and together they had one child, Kristin Lee. Robert and Julie were later divorced.

He worked on the farm harvesting and taking care of the cows and horses. Through the years he held numerous oilfield related jobs, including managing a rod guide shop and welding in his later years before retiring. Every year he would come back home to help Paul with harvest, and he could push the old Gleaner to its limits like no one else could.

Robert lived for horses, dancing, and hunting. He was somewhat of a horse whisperer and broke countless horses in his years. He loved to go on trail rides with friends, give wagon and sleigh rides, rode in many parades, did the Maah Daah Hey Trail in Theodore Roosevelt Park, and rode in the reenactment of the Pony Express Ride from Williston to Ray. He loved dancing to a good country band or song and often with every lady in the room. A few times he would even ride his horse to town, dance all night and then ride home again. Hunting and fishing were always a big part of his life and something he liked to do with his friends and family.

He would try just about anything once – or twice! He could water ski sitting on a lawn chair, built and learned to fly a gyrocopter and wrecked it. He could play the harmonica while “Whiskey” the dog sang along, and could crack a bull-whip like nobody’s business. When the Juneberries ripened, he would round up a crew, pick berries and then convince his mom or sister Joanne, to make him his favorite Juneberry pie. Robert was what they called “A Real Character!”. Kids were drawn to Uncle Bob because he had an extraordinary “way-with-kids” but they were always told (and usually listened) that there would be no whining at Uncle Bob’s. He could always keep the kids laughing and having a great time! His 3 year old grandson, Carter Wyatt was the light of his life the past few years.

Robert will be forever missed by his daughter, Kristin (Joe) Gunderson and their son, Carter ; parents, Harvey and Aurita Weyrauch; siblings, Marie (Dave) Challes, Faye Moe (Cal Raaum), Joanne Ulven, Paul (Peggy) Weyrauch; nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.

Welcoming him in heaven are his grandparents, Agnes and Charles Daniel, George and Cecelia Weyrauch and Wyatt Booke (the son he adopted as his own).

Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Tioga is assisting the family.

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Feb 24, 2020
To Bob's family and friends,
I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He will forever be in my memories of all the fun times we had together on all the trail rides and hanging out at Champs!! He was truly a "cowboy" and knew his horses. He loved to dance and took every chance he got to be out on the dance floor. I'm thankful for the years we had to get to know Bob and call him our friend. God Bless and say hi to all our buds up there, Until we meet again my friend.
Marjie J McClellan (Great Falls, Montana)
Feb 25, 2020
Bob was without a doubt, the nicest man I've ever met. With a heart as big as the Highwood Mountains, he took care of and enjoyed friends and family. You could always count on him being there if you needed help. I'll truly miss you, Cowboy Bob.
peter anderson (Tioga, ND)
Feb 25, 2020
Bob was a true friend and will be missed. There was never a dull moment when you ran into Robert. Blessings.
Lyn mccrery
Feb 25, 2020
I just heard about Robert. Please accept my condolence
Kay & Dwight Blikre (Tioga, ND)
Feb 25, 2020
We are so sorry and we are sending sincere sympathy and warm hugs to all of you!! Thinking of you all during this hard time...
Wayne Allard (Williston, North Dakota)
Feb 25, 2020
I worked with Bob for a few years.
He was one very hard working guy and always had a smile on his face.
Rest easy old friend.
Pat O’Connell (Great Falls, Montana)
Feb 25, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours during this trying time. Your Montana Cousins
Jolene Burke (Williston, North Dakota)
Feb 26, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Roberts family. RIP
Troy & Charity Johnson (Williston, ND)
Feb 26, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to Bobs family. He was a great man and will be missed by many.
Mick Soiseth (Williston)
Feb 26, 2020
Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Bob was the real deal, a real cowboy who loved horses. He talked me into riding a horse at closing time at Champs one night. I remember him dancing up a storm with all the gals whenever we played Champs club, always wearing the same old hat. He was a good guy. May you rest in peace out on the heavenly range with your favorite pony.
Shelly Lutz (Williston, ND)
Feb 26, 2020
I'm shocked to hear of Bob's passing! I'm so very sorry for his loss. I have Great memories of Bob on our trail rides. The Culbertson ones especially! No one could ride like Bob! He is the only one I know that taught his horse to count! He was so good about giving my girls buggy rides. He really was the life of the party!
Richard Booke (Wahpeton, ND)
Feb 27, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to Bobby’s family during this difficult time.
Going back Home to Williston will never be the same without Bobby there. He always seemed to know when my family was there and would come and visit us. He would tell us all about his new adventures and I will miss that very much. He has always been there for my family through the good times and the bad.
Happy trails Bobby
Pattie Biwer / Donna Skistad (Tioga, ND)
Feb 28, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob's family and friends....Sorry for your loss.
Jamie Metcalf Ostberg (Haslet, TX)
Feb 29, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear that Robert passed. I knew he was sick, I hope he gets his choice ride in heaven and gets to dance with angels!
The memorial folder was beautiful! He would be proud! Hugs to all his family. I have lots of childhood memories with all of you!
Mel Moe (Billings , Montana )
Feb 29, 2020
Rest In Peace my good friend, till we meet again.
Kurt Wheeler (Marysville, Wa.)
Feb 29, 2020
RIP Robert. Love, peace and comfort to all his friends and family.
Cindy Helling
Feb 29, 2020
I was so sorry to learn of Robert’s passing. He leaves many friends and family behind missing him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Barbara Popoli (Green Cove Springs , FL)
Mar 5, 2020
To all of Bob’s family and friends, our deepest sympathy. My heart breaks for all who loved him. Especially wish I could be there to give his mother a hug. To another soul gone to soon.
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