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1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences Flowers
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Robert E. McHarg went to be with the Lord, April 16, 2014 at Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines. He was born October 4, 1923 in Eldorado, KS to John and Vera (nee Gibson) McHarg. Robert grew up and attended school in Eldorado, KS. He served in the Army during WWII. He graduated from Kansas State University and the University of Michigan, had a successful chemical engineering career, and was a fellow and active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Robert was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America for over 60 years. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Elizabeth (nee Heckman) McHarg; and by his son Christopher McHarg. Robert is preceded in death by his sisters, Eleanor (late John) Reber and Margaret (late Carl) Wilson and by his parents. Visitation Friday, April 25, 2014 from 4 PM until 8 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. A celebration of his life will be held, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights. In state at church from 2 PM until time of service at 3 PM. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the BSA, Northwest Suburban Council, 600 Wheeling Rd., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 or First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights. Funeral information and condolences, www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2014
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