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“I still remember your sweet mother. She babysat my children (Jim and Julie Cochran) many years ago.Peace and joy to you and your families. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Cherie Rhodes - E, Peo., IL

“Bob will truly be missed. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Misty Bruno - Kewanee, IL

“Scott and Darin, So sorry to hear about the passing ofyour father. May God give you strengthand comfort at this time of loss. Myprayers are with you...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Fred Schlumpf - Peoria, IL

“Scott and Darin,I'm sorry to read about the loss of your dad. No matter how old, or sick, it still is so difficult when our parents pass. My thoughts...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Scott and Darin, So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your families. May God meet you at the point of your need and richly bless you in...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ted Neuendorf - Lewistown, IL


Robert was born on December 4, 1930 and passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.

Robert was a resident of Peoria Heights, Illinois at the time of his passing.

Robert graduated from Washington Grade School, Roosevelt Junior High School and graduated from Manual Training High School in June, 1948. He graduated from Brown's Business College in Peoria.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.

He worked as an ovenman for Schultze Bakery and for Caterpillar Inc, 36 ' years retiring as a Line Inspector in 1991. After retiring from Caterpillar he worked for District 150 as a bus monitor.

Services will be at Noon on Tuesday November 29, 2016 at The Wilton Mortuary with The Reverend John King officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. and one hour before services on Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Community Church, Alzheimer's Association or Peoria Rescue Mission.

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