Bob passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Visitation at Iles Westover Funeral Home on Hickman Ave. from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on February 20. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale at 10:00 am on February 21. Urn burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City in Illinois.
Bob is originally from the south side of Chicago, born in October 1936. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, their three children, their spouses, six grandchildren, many nieces, and nephews.
He was proud to have served in the Marine Corps. A die-hard Notre Dame, White Sox, Bears, Blackhawks, and Bulls fan. Bob enjoyed playing golf and fishing with friends on many trips to Canada and South Dakota.
Soon after retirement from Kraft Foods, Bob went to work at the Des Moines Country Club. He was a Charter Member of West Des Moines Elks #2752.
Now Bob is in paradise in Heaven with Our Lord, his mother, father, two sisters, and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
“Now that I have reached the end of the road, it’s been one heck of a journey. Semper Fi: Always Faithful”
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