Bob ‘Turtle’ Krouse

A photo of Bob ‘Turtle’ Krouse




Monday December 19, 2022
2:00 - 4:00 & 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Bob “Turtle” Krouse, a resident of Erieau, peacefully passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday December 15, 2022 at the age of 73. Born in St. Catharines, he was the son of the late John and Faye Krouse. Beloved husband of 45 years to Kim Krouse (nee Lehman). Dear father of John (Terri), Al (Tor) and Becky (Matt). Proud Grampy to Riley, Avery, Violet, Emma and Poppy. Bob is survived by sisters Ruth Metcalfe, Linda Bennoot (Brian), and his brother Guy (Frans DeMars). Predeceased by sister Karen Stuivenberg, brother in laws Larry Metcalfe and Gary Lehman. Also survived by brother in law Mike Lehman (Cheryl), sister in laws Gayle Lehman (Larry), Wendy Fulkerson (Lawrence), Vicki Lehman and Jody Eyraud (Denis). Bob will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bob was a member of the Blenheim Legion and a past Erieau Firefighter for over 25 years. He retired from ALL TEMP due to his health. His favourite spot was the loading dock of the Erieau Packers overlooking the channel or on his porch with an O.V. He loved spending time on Sundays cussing over his beloved Cleveland Browns. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 60 Stanley St. in Blenheim on Monday December 19, 20222 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm and from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. A private family interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Ridgetown. Donations may be made to the St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Erieau Firemen’s Association or a charity of your choice.

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Dear Kim & family Our condolences to all of the family of Bob Thinking of you Both and Marlene

Kim, John, Al, Becky and families I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Sending you all my condolences and prayers. I have many fond memories of Bob and the Krouse House.

So sorry for your loss Terri and Avery and especially to John. My thoughts are with you all.

Kim and family, please accept my condolences on the loss of your husband and father. I have very fond memories of Bobby. He was a great guy and will be missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Our sincere condolences Kim & Family. May the memories held deep inside your heart help to comfort you at this time.

Kim, John, Becky, Al and families, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you, at this difficult time. Bob will be greatly missed.

My condolences Kim to you and your family. I remember Bob from the Standard Tube days. Great guy!

Kim. Sorry to hear about the passing of Bob. You keep strong Kim. You are surrounded by your loving family and friends. Fred and I are thinking of you. Take care of yourself.

RIP Bob. My condolences to the family

our condolences Kim and family..great guy ole BoB

Kim and family please accept my condolences on the loss of Bob.

Sorry to hear that Bob has passed. My condolences to all of Bob's family and friends. RIP Bob.

To the entire Krouse family my sincere condolences on the loss of a husband, father and grandfather. Al I appreciated your card when my husband died in 2011 and I hope you read this message. May your memories sustain you in the days ahead as you all miss your dad’s presence. A photo captures a real moment in time and they help the briefing process.

so hard to believe since we not long ago just connected again. we will certainly miss him but will cherish many good childhood memories. Our condolence to all his family..

Kim and family, condolences on Bob's passing. Always enjoyed having a chat with Bob when our paths crossed!

Our sincere condolence Kim, on the loss of your Lifetime partner, & for the loss of your childrens father and grandfather. You are in our thoughts. Cindy, Jeanne, Allan & Donna Masterson

Kim and family, so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. Working with Bob for the years at Standard Tube was always a pleasure and passing on his knowledge to me in my apprenticeship years will never forgotten. Of course meeting up with him for a few beers at the sandbar was always great times catching up with him. Rip Bob.

Dear Kim and family: So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Helen Demeurichy

Thinking of you Kim and family. Bobby "Turtle" an all round great guy. Larry and me always enjoyed our visits discussing football and his beloved Cleveland Browns at the Sandbar. He will be missed. Hugs!

Kim and family. We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He will be greatly missed by all your family and here in our Erieau community. Always had a smile and a hello for everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with our. Keep his memories close to your heart. Eli and Dave

Krouse family. Knew Bob back in our high school days in Ridgetown. Would run into him on occasion in the Eau and catch up on old times. Cherish your memories.

Sad to hear of Krouse' passing, Thinking of you Kim and family, never easy xo

So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Thinking of the Krouse family.

So sorry for your loss Kim and family. May He rest in peace.

I’m sorry to hear of the passing of Grampy Bob. May the support and love of family and friends help to comfort you during this difficult time. Love, Janette Holmes

Kim & Family, so very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We are going to miss him at the library. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. Dave & Sue Robert

Kim & Family Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing, know he has struggled for the last while with health issues, his pain is no longer, may he R.I.P. Mary Beth & Brian

Kim and Family it is with deep sadness to hear of Bob's passing, All my prayers and thoughts are with yous in this time of grief 😔 May you find Love and Comfort in each other to remember the great times. R.I.P Bob aka "Turtle" 🙏🍻

My condolences to Kim and the entire Krouse family . Bob and I have been have been good friends for more than 35 years out at the Eau. He was always willing to pitch in help anyone. I always looked forward to heading to the Packers , or his deck, or mine, for a few pints of OV and some great conversation . Bob was a knowledgeable, hard working, dedicated, family man. He was proud of , and spoke so very highly, of all of you. You will be missed Bro. R.I.P. Turtle Jake

Sad news. Sending our sympathies to Bob’s family.

Kim and family my condolences May all your happy memories bring you peace at this sad time. I am remembering all the memories I have of fun times when we were younger I’m sure Bob shared stories of him and my late husband Fred .

Kim and family, sorry to hear about the passing of Bob, sending our deepest condolences.

Kim and Family, thinking of you all ❤️

John, Terri & Avery, Thinking of you during this difficult time. You are in our prayers. Paul, Gracia, Caelyn & Daria

Pam and I send our condolences to Kimmer and family. We have always loved talking with Bob. Great Browns fan. Many memories. RIP Bob.

So sorry for your loss, Kim, John, Al, Becky and your families. He was a very nice man. I'm sure he will be missed by all his grandchildren, as well as his siblings. Thinking of you all. Sending love.

Bob was one of my most favorite patients to come into the Blenheim dental office. He would always speak so highly of you Kim, I loved how he referred to you as "momma". Matt and I are so sorry for such a huge loss to your family! You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Matt and Carlin Cunningham

Dear Kim and family. John, Al, and Becky. So sorry for the passing of Bob . He was a kind and gentle man. We will miss seeing him sit on his deck and entertain his friends with a cold OV. Was a pleasure to be his friend and neighbour. You are all in our thoughts and prayers ❤️ Brian and Gina

Kim & Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I knew Bob in the 50's in Ridgetown. Sincere Condolences Don Roskamp