PALATINE/ MOUNT PROSPECT - A memorial service for Robert Elmer Benzo, 83, formerly of Mount Prospect, will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at The Presbyterian Church, 800 E. Palatine Road, Palatine. He was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Michigan City, IN, and passed away Feb. 28, 2014, in Arlington Heights, IL. Robert was a veteran of the Korean War from 1952 to 1954, 7th Infantry Division, Artillery Battalion. He volunteered with the Boy Scouts and was a Scout Master for Troop 53 from 1974 to 1982. He retired from Crane Packing Company in 1986 after 35 years of service. He was the loving husband of Mary Ellen; father of Edward (Colleen), Robert, James (Coleen), and Bonnie (Kip) Dubbs; and dear grandpa of Nick, Meagan, Zach, Blake, Jonathan, Ethan, Jack and Ashleigh.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014