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“Betty,I was so saddened to hear of Bob's passing, and offer my deep condolences to you and your family. As God welcomes Bob into His heavenly home, I...Read More »
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“Mrs. Mulvihill, Connie and Dan, I wish I could be there in person to express my condolences. Your Dad's love and commitment to you was always...Read More »
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“Our prayers are with you all at this time.Paul & Elise Calhoon ”
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“My condolences are to the Mulvihill family. There is never an age we won't miss our love ones but may, your hearts be filled with happy memories and...Read More »
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“Dear Connie and Family, My deepest condolences. I am sorry we will not be there for the wake and mass as we are in AZ visiting with our...Read More »
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Robert J. Mulvihill, 85, of Springfield, died at 7:58 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at St. John's Hospice. Bob was born August 21, 1928 in Omaha, NE, the son of Joseph and Dorcas LaVelle Mulvihill. He married Elizabeth A. Roetker on August 10, 1963 in Omaha, NE. Bob was a graduate of Creighton University, where he received his law degree. He later earned two master's degrees, one in business administration and another in finance. He was vice-president of claims at Franklin Life Insurance Company and retired after 20 years of service. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a member of the Nebraska Bar Association. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Patrick Mulvihill. He is survived by his wife, Betty Mulvihill of Springfield; one son, Daniel J. (wife, Peggy) Mulvihill of Evanston; one daughter, Connie Cody of Springfield; three grandchildren, Ian Cody of Springfield, Dylan and Cameron Mulvihill, both of Evanston; one sister-in-law, Marge Mulvihill of New York; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation: Family will receive friends from 10:00-10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1930 Barberry Dr., Springfield. Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Christ the King Catholic Church, with Rev. Joseph Ring celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Justin Wynn Fund, P.O. Box 1057, Evanston, IL 60204 or online at www.wynners.org.

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