Robert Richard Raymond Reardon
Robert Richard Raymond Reardon
  • January 17, 1938 - March 25, 2017
  • Bloomington, Illinois

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BLOOMINGTON - Robert Richard Reardon, Jr., 79, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Heritage Health, Bloomington.

Robert was born January 17, 1938, in Peoria, the son of Robert Reardon Sr. and Violet Barden. He married Donna Nierstheimer on July 5, 1991, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Theresa (Sherman) Lee of Rockport, AR; Tina McCabe of Gurnee; step-children, Scott (Edith) Nierstheimer of Estero, FL; and Jeff (Shawn) Nierstheimer of Mahomet; Gail (Tony) Brown of Glasford; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jack and Kenny Reardon, both of Peoria. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary; a sister, Carol; a nephew, David; and a great-grand-daughter, Aspen.

Robert was a meat cutter at Alwan and Sons Meat company in Peoria for many years. He also loved going to the Tri-State Rodeo every year in Fort Madison, IA. He also enjoyed fishing.

As per Robert's wishes, cremation has been accorded. A celebration of life will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at East Lawn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family at