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Robert Carl Applequist


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Robert Carl Applequist Obituary
Robert Carl Applequist, 82

Funeral services for Robert Carl Applequist of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be 12:00 PM, Friday, October 4, 2013, at the Healy Chapel, Aurora, Illinois, with Pastor Thomas Kleinfeldt, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Robert passed away September 27, 2013, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 82. He was born April 26, 1931, in Aurora, Illinois, the son of Carl and Catherine Baker Applequist. He married Lillian Marema on December 8, 1951, at Aurora, Illinois and worked as a printer for Warwick Publishing. Robert was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and lived in Mountain Home since moving from Yorkville, Illinois, in 1992. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles, fishing and reading. He also loved to drive in the fall to look at the foliage.

Robert is survived by his son, Thomas (Donna) Applequist of Somonauk, IL; two daughters, Sandra Jean Kunkel of Yorkville, IL and Julia (Jay) Ringel of Mountain Home, AR; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Eugene Leonard Applequist and sister, Marion Miller.

Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Aurora, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House, 701 Burnett Dr., Mountain Home, AR 72653.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

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Published in Baxter Bulletin on Oct. 2, 2013
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