LAKE CITY – Robert Gulbranson, 56, died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake City with Father Lynn Bruch officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Burial will be at a later date.
Robert is survived by his sons Ryan (Heather) Gulbranson of Fort Dodge, Kyle (Tandy) Gulbranson of Lake City and Trevor Gulbranson (Kenzie Perry) of Rockwell City, grandchildren Nicole Koester, Naylan Gulbranson, Chloe, Blair and Liam Gulbranson, brothers and sisters Pat & Pam Gulbranson of Marshalltown, John & Harriet Gulbranson of Stuart, Tom & Amy Gulbranson of Waukee, John & Julie Subbert of Brighton, CO, and brother-in-law John Kavanaugh of Lohrville. He was preceded in death by his parents Lyle & Alice Gulbranson, and sister Connie Kavanaugh.
Robert Joseph Gulbranson was born on August 7, 1956 at Spencer, Iowa to Lyle and Alice Mae (Kibbie) Gulbranson. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1975 and worked as a construction salesman for many years.