Robert M. Draper of Libertyville Robert M. Draper, 71, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 26, 1941, in Zannesville, Ohio, and was a graduate of Georgia Tech in Atlanta where he received his engineering degree. He was employed for most of his life by the International Harvester Corporation in Libertyville where he has been a resident since 1968. Bob was a member of St. Joseph Parish, an avid tennis player, enjoyed traveling with his family, camping, and collector of O-Gauge Trains. Surviving are his wife, Trudy; four children, Lauren (Drayton) Fleming of Grayslake, Andrea Draper of San Francisco, Calif., Dennis Draper of Mesa, Ariz. and Katherine Draper of North Chicago; five grandchildren, Emily, Andrew, Amber, Joshua and Harmony; his mother, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Draper of Libertyville; and his many furry friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Goldwyn Draper, in 1973. A visitation will from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, with a funeral at 4 p.m. all at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048. Memorials can be made to the Ride for Kids Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, PBTF, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806. For information, 847-362-3009 or sign the guestbook at

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2012