Tallman and his sister, Maryanne, grew up on the Orovada family cattle ranch. Bob Tallman was born Robert Matthew Tallman on October 25, 1947, in Orovada, Nevada. [3], Tallman has announced so many rodeos, his voice has become instantly recognizable. He also announces events on television. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

HorebPhone: (608) 437-5077500 N. 8th St., Mt. }); Online condolences may be directed to www.meyerbroschapels.com. then {{format_dollars}}{{start_price}}{{format_cents}} per month. He refers to his voice as his "priceless gift from God" and tries to use it to touch peoples' lives. [1][2] Tallman and his sister, Maryanne, grew up on the Orovada family cattle ranch. He attended a rodeo in Fallon, Nevada, circa 1969 where he roped calves. He worked part-time at the Pet Spa in Dakota City caring for animals and at Girls Inc. of Sioux City as Mr. Bob, the cook and counselor. Robert “Bob” Hall Tallman moved to Fargo in 1951, and during the more than 50 years since then has devoted himself to business and... View Obituary & Service Information

[4] He has announced the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, more than any other announcer. He is married to Kristen. From his career he has captivated millions of fans and welcomed the world into rodeo by announcing, television, rodeo and more. He had a natural talent for golf, but he loved rodeo more, and he could rope. if (popup.hasClass("base64")) The contractor told him to do it when he was done roping. Privacy Policy & Terms of Use. Bob Tallman has been the voice of pro rodeo more than 40 years. You can cancel at any time. Please subscribe to keep reading.

He is the spokesman for many cowboy-themed products. [15] Tallman raises Angus cows and calves on his ranch. ; four daughters, Jaimee (Jason) Scala of Ames, Iowa, Andria Nelson of West Des Moines, Iowa, Mandy (Kevin) Engel Cartie of Sioux City, and Kathy Engel Stabler of Peyton, Colo.; grandchildren, Cassandra, Tiffany and Lucas Nelson, Trevor Kalsem and Joe Pierce Scala, Melissa, Scarlett, Gabriel, and Alexandria Tallman, Matthew, Rachel and Owen Michael Tallman, Noah and Campbell Engel Cartie and Leah Kurt; two sisters, Rebecca (Robert) Clelland and Mary (Gene) Nitzschke; nephews and niece, Adam, Steven and Sarah Nitzschke; two sisters-in-law, Joanne Hammack of South Sioux City, and Erma Fitch of Ponca, Neb. { Robert Lee "Bob" Tallman, 75, of Sioux City, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at a local care facility. He did try to ride bucking horses, but was advised by the Canadian bull rider Bob Robinson, "find something else". He went to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Bob Tallman has a mission to assist the doctors and their patients at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital. Tallman did and was paid $100 a performance. He tried football in high school, but it did not work out athletically.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Dean Engel, who he married on Nov. 4, 1970, in West Point, Neb.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's name to Partners for Patriots, 3312 210th St., Anthon, IA 51004, or to the charity of your choice. Horeb, WI 53572, Gunderson Funeral Home - Black EarthPhone: (608) 767-36841710 Center St., Black Earth, WI 53515, © Gunderson Funeral HomeSupported by SRS Computing and TA, $(function () { Pictured is a young Tallman while announcing at a rodeo, notice the mass of people behind. }

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