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Robert E. Dahms, 64

July 5, 2013
Dysart Reporter

Robert "Bob" Earl Dahms Jr., 64, a 24-year resident of Bowie, Maryland and previously of Traer, Iowa, died June 23 of a heart attack. He was born May 14, 1949 in Cedar Falls, Iowa to his late parents, Robert and Jayne Dahms. Bob earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland, where he was the Assistant Director of the Physics Department.

Bob was a Civil War buff, who also enjoyed gardening with his wife, the outdoors, and playing with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael P. Dahms.

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Married in 1971, he is survived by his beloved wife of 41 1/2 years, Anita; his sons, Robert Aaron Dahms of Crofton, MD and John Dahms of Frostburg, MD; daugther, Rachel G. Swingler of Hanover, PA; brother, Richard Dahms of Bowie, MD; sister, Rebecca Dahms-Lioi of Catonsville, MD; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's name to the Civil War Trust at



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