Saturday, Oct 13, 2018
September 25, 1943 - October 02, 2018
Age 75, late of Lockport, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
Robert was employed by Western Electric for 24 years in Chicago and Strike and Spare II for 28 years. He retired in 2010.
Robert was a member of the Joliet Area Bowling Hall of Fame for meritorious service. He managed the Youth Bowling Program at Strike and Spare II with his late wife Roberta. Robert was the Joliet Area Youth Bowling Secretary/Treasurer for many years. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed horseshoes and bocce ball. Robert was a diehard Cubs fan!
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Roberta (Stark), his parents Ernest and Jennie (Bartram), his mother-in-law and father-in-law Robert and Rosellen (Laughlin) Stark.
He is survived by his daughter Victoria “Vickie” (Kirk Mitchell) Trouper, grand dog Bella, and numerous nieces and nephews. Per Robert’s wishes cremation rights have been respectfully addressed.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 13,2018 at 11:00 a.m. at O’Neil Funeral Home, 1105 E. 9th Street, Lockport, IL 60441.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Strike and Spare II Youth Bowling Program that will be used for scholarships, would be appreciated.
“To all bowlers, good luck and good bowling.”