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Robert E. Gibson

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Robert "Bob" Eugene Gibson, born September 18, 1919 in Oketo, KS; son to the late John S. and Elizabeth M. Gibson; loving husband to Dorothy M. (nee Kopsell) Gibson; father to Penny Dawson, Frederick J. Gibson, John A. Gibson, and the late infant Robert E. Gibson Jr., passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Centegra Hospital in Woodstock surrounded by his loving family. Robert served in the US Navy during World War II and Korea. He worked for Dean's Food in Huntley for 35 years, serving as a Union Steward, an Executive Board Member, a Business Agent, and President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 754. He was a member of the Woodstock VFW Post 5040, serving with the Honor Guard as well as various other activities. He was also a Democratic Committeeman for Dorr Township Sector 3 in McHenry County. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 4-8pm at the Schneider Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., in Woodstock. The visitation will continue on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 10am until the time of the funeral service at 11am at the funeral home. Burial will be at McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock with Military Honors provided by the Woodstock VFW Post 5040 Honors Squad. For information, call the funeral home at 815-338-1710.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Mar. 11, 2013
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