Obituary Condolences

Robert A. Pettengill The funeral Mass for Robert A. Pettengill, 68, of Surprise, Ariz. for eight years and formerly of Glendale Heights for 23 years, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at St. Clare of Assisi Church. Fr. Sylvester Modebei will officiate. Interment will take place at a later date. Born Nov. 24, 1944, in Grand Rapids, Mich., he died Jan. 26, 2013, in Surprise. Until his retirement in 2004, Robert was a music educator for 38 years, with the last 23 years being at Elmhurst School District 205. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Beatrice Pettengill. He is survived by wife, Mary (nee Reising) Pettengill; daughters, Lisa (Vance) Prewitt, Cricket (Kevin) Crotty and Kerry (Gari) Scherting; grandchildren, JJ and Skylar Stone, Lake Zcherting, and Alexis and Landon Barrientos; and siblings, Vern, Barb and Carol. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Elks National Foundation, care of Sun City Lodge #2559 or appreciated.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 31, 2013
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