Robert L. "Bob" Garner

March 14, 1932 - October 23, 2017
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South Beloit, IL

Robert L. “Bob” Garner, 85, of South Beloit, passed away, Monday, October 23, 2017 at Saint Anthony Medical Center. He was born March 14, 1932 in Beloit, WI, son of James and Edna Garner. Bob was proud to serve his country in the United States Army.  He married Charlene Fors on June 26, 1965 in Wheaton, IL.  Bob made his spiritual home at Hunter United Methodist Church. He has been a Manchester Road Commissioner, member of the Farm Bureau, and the AMPI. Bob was a retired dairy farmer and part of the Goldaires singing group. He was an accomplished wood worker, and Bob liked to “Take a dash in the Nash”, which was his pride and joy.

Bob is loved and missed by his loving wife, Charlene, and his sons, Steve (Renita) Garner and John Garner; brother, Richard E. Garner, and sister, Hazel Black. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Ellen L. Garner, and brother, Stan Garner.

A memorial service will held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Hunter United Methodist Church, 3315 Hunter Road, Caledonia, IL 61011 with Rev. Tom Hay officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the church. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017

Hunter United Methodist Church

Address:

3315 Hunter Road, Caledonia, IL, 61011

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A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service.


Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017

Hunter United Methodist Church

Address:

3315 Hunter Road, Caledonia, IL, 61011

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A memorial service will held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Hunter United Methodist Church, 3315 Hunter Road, Caledonia, IL 61011 with Rev. Tom Hay officiating.


Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to the church.


 

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Born: March 14, 1932
 
July 4, 2015
Bob and Char’s 50th Anniversary
Bob and Char’s 50th Anniversary
Died: October 23, 2017

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The staff of Anderson Funeral & Cremation Services.

 

Joyce Jordan posted on 11/6/17

I am so sorry to hear about Roberts passing. My sympathy to the family

 

Rosemary Palmer posted on 11/4/17

Char, My condolences to you as well as Steve and John on the loss of Bob. I was sorry for his lengthy illness and, now, on this parting.

 

Lynn Fors posted on 11/2/17

We send our deepest sympathies and prayers to all of you, Char, Steve (Renita) and John, upon the passing of Bob., You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May you find some comfort in good memories. Love, Jeff, Lynn, Matthew, Sarah and Lizzy

 

Shelly and Gary Hahn posted on 10/28/17

We send our sincere sympathy to your whole family. We are praying for comfort for you all!

 

Dolores Goeddeke posted on 10/28/17

Sympathy and prayers for Char and the boys. Harold and Dolores Goeddeke

 

Don Oftedahl posted on 10/28/17

So sorry to hear. Bob was really special, and will be missed. We are praying for Char and the family. Don and Patty Oftedahl

 

Judy Wirth posted on 10/28/17

So sorry for your family's loss, Hazel and family. I remember meeting him at a reunion and thinking what a nice gentleman.

 

Connie Havlin posted on 10/27/17

My sincere condolences to you and your family.

 

Tim & Kathy (Kalk) Bottcher posted on 10/25/17

Char, Steve & John, Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Thinking of your family during this difficult time. Prayers for peace and comfort. Tim & Kathy (Kalk) Bottcher

 

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