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Robert (Bob) M. Obert

Robert (Bob) M. Obert

Robert (Bob) M Obert, 89, of the Illinois Veterans Home, formerly of Liberty, Illinois died October 2, 2022, at the Illinois Veterans Home. Robert was born on November 16, 1932 in Quincy Illinois, the son of Mathias and Esther (Hufendick)Obert. He married Alice 'Jane' Genenbacher on January 12, 1963 at St Francis Church in Quincy, Illinois. She survives.

Robert attended St Michael's school and was of strong Catholic faith. Robert served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Liberty American Legion and would volunteer at the Illinois Veterans Home. Robert was a dairy farmer in the Liberty area for over 40 years. He enjoyed listening to the Chicago Cubs play while he was milking cows.

Robert's enjoyment was his children and grandchildren. When he retired, he continued farming and enjoyed driving his grandchildren to school, sporting events, PSR and getting ice-cream at Ayerco in Liberty. Robert also enjoyed drinking coffee at Mike's Place/Ayerco in Liberty with the local guys.

Robert is survived by five children: Connie (Jeff) Huber, Bob (Kelly) Obert, Glenn (Sara) Obert all of Liberty, Lynn (Dr David) Wright Quincy, and Randy (Kim) Obert of Springfield, Illinois.

Fourteen grandchildren: Dr Gavin (Karishma) Huber of Michigan; Garret Huber of Golden, Illinois; Jeffrey, Jordan (Shelby) Obert of Quincy, Levi Obert, Camp Point, Katelyn Obert (Lucas Booher, fiancé), Landon, Clayton, Karlee, Claire, Kenzie all of Liberty; Preston, Joseph and Lucas from Springfield, Illinois. Brothers: Paul of Gibson City, Illinois, Alvin 'Butch' (Dorothy) Obert of Camp Point and sister Carol Vogel of Quincy, Illinois. Brother-in-law-Jim (Elaine) Genenbacher, Quincy, IL, Robert (Deanna) DiMucci, Naples Fl., Sisters-in-law-Mary Ellen Melander, North Dakota, Annie Hoebing, Emma (Jerry) Eldridge, Cathy (Larry) Hildebrand Quincy, Illinois. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Donald and Richard Obert; sister, Marjorie Hufendick; sisters-in-law- Anna Mae, Delores, and Carol Obert; Dolly Genenbacher and Constance Di Mucci; brothers-in-law, Loren Hufendick, Ronald Vogel, Claude Wiewel, Dennis Melander, Robert Genenbacher, Richard Hoebing, and Donald Aune.

A private burial is being planned. Memorials may be made to Liberty Education Foundation, St Brigid's Catholic Church, Illinois Veterans home activity fund or charity of donor's choice. Service arrangements are in care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Messages may be shared with the family online at www.dukerandhaugh.com
The family would like to thank the Illinois Veterans Home Fifer Unit-Doctor, Nurses, CNA's and all the staff for taking excellent care of our father.

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From:
LeAnne Balzer
Quincy, IL
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May God's peace be with his family and friends in their loss. Bob raised a fine family.
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Sandy Dietrich Schulte
Quincy, IL
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Jane and kids, so sorry to read of Bob's passing. Prayers for peace.
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Mary Phillips
Baylis, IL
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Prayers for the family at this difficult time.
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Carolyn Pond
Liberty, IL
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My deepest sympathy to all Obert family. God's Peace to You.
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Gene walton
Liberty, IL
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Sorry for your loss
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Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Connie, Jeff and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Keith and Sharon Brinkman
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss and prayers for everyone.
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Ronnie Barry family
Liberty, IL
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Praying for your family at this different time.
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Kent - Robin Mowen
Liberty, IL
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Jane and family you have our deepest sympathy and prayers 🙏
From:
Kris (Loos) Carrigan
Chicopee, MA
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So very sorry for your loss.
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Diane Dyel
Quincy, IL
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Sara,Glen, Kelly & Bob, so sorry for your loss.
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Benita Boone
Pittsfield, IL
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Sorry to hear about Bob. Prayers to his Wife Alice & Five Children Connie, Bob, Glen, Lynn & Randy. My Thoughts, Sympathy & Prayer's are with the Obert Family. Also to All of the Obert's & Genenbacher's Families, there Spouse's, & Grandchildren. My Robert "Bob" Obert R.I.P. GOD BLESS 🙏
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Aneta (De Weese) Peters
Quincy, IL
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Thoughts and prayers for your family!
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Carl & Patty Klingele
Liberty, IL
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We are sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a very Good neighbor. Peace be with him and his family.
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Ronnie and Rita Genenbacher
Quincy, IL
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Jane and Family, we are so sorry to hear about Uncle Bob’s passing. He was a soft spoken, sweet, and kind man. May he Rest In Peace and enjoy his eternal reward. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers!🙏🙏🙏
From:
Kim Barry
Palmyra, MO
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My condolences goes out to you and your family.
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Michael Smith
Quincy, IL
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Connie, so sorry for your loss.
From:
Marcia Bankus
Fairbank, IA
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I’m sorry to read of the passing of your father. Connie.