Robert Gengler

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Robert James Gengler safe in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. He was born January 3, 1953, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of the late Robert F. & Betty (Teska) Gengler.
Robert was an electrician for Circuit Pro's Electrical Contractors in Collinsville, Illinois. He and his wife Betty previously owned and operated Gengler Insurance Agency in St. Louis and he also operated 2nd Spin Appliance's in Edwardsville.
He married Betty Lou Grigg, his wife and soulmate, on July 2, 1983, in Edwardsville. She survives.
He is the beloved brother of Barbara Provine, Susan Winn & husband Robert, all of Wichita, Kansas, Cynthia Hommert of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Mary Wilson & husband Michael of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Sally Thornton & husband John of Spokane, Washington; mother-in-law, Mary L. Grigg of Edwardsville; his Bassett Hounds, Bell, Binkey, & Otis; and his kitty cat, Cat Balu.
Robert was like a father to his many nieces and nephews, and was known for his many acts of kindness towards his customers. Robert served in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Jackie Havis-Shear officiating. A private interment will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville.
Memorials may be made to The Gengler Family.
Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.
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Weber & Rodney Funeral Home
304 N Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 656-4655
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Published in Edwardsville Intelligencer from May 7 to May 8, 2013