Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory
591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0063

Robert Afeld

Obituary Condolences

McHENRY – Robert Afeld, 87, of McHenry, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Hospice of Northeastern Illinois Inpatient Unit in Woodstock.
He was born Sept. 19, 1922, in Chicago, to Peter and Carrie (Ebert) Afeld. On April 7, 1951, he married Phyllis Smith at St. Mary Catholic Church in McHenry.
He was a construction supervisor for Illinois Bell. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, American Legion, Pioneers (IBT), Holy Name Society, served as president, and Christian Family Movement. He enjoyed fishing, golf and hunting.
He is survived by his children, Pam (Art) Bellon of Marengo, Gary (Kathleen) Afeld of McHenry and Mark (Kelly) Afeld of Woodstock; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis, his parents; and a brother, Daniel.
Prayers will said at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, May 29, at Colonial Funeral Home going to St. Mary Catholic Church for a 10:30 a.m. Mass celebration. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in McHenry.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 Hager Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.
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