Robert Canter

ROBERT 'WOODY' E. CANTER, 69 ROCKFORD - Robert "Woody" E. Canter, 69, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Born in Missouri to Robert L. and Mary Canter. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces. He married Mary Lorbinenko and shared 18 years together. Woody worked as a skilled mechanic for over 40 years at area car lots including Mike Wells, Earl Fisher, and Morgans. He also worked at Ipsen where he started the union. His newly born granddaughter, Mallory gave him much joy. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Tim (Kris) and Donnie Canter; stepchildren, Debbie, Mike and Tina; five grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren, DJ and Dezara; brother, Joseph Doyle; sisters, Louise, Dicie and Susie. Predeceased by parents; stepfather, Donnie (Mary) Doyle; son, Harold; and brother-in-law/best friend, Jerry Fields. Memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 8, at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd., with visitation from 11 a.m. to time of service. To express condolences, visit

Funeral Home

Honquest Family Funeral Services
4311 N. Mulford Road Rockford, IL 61111
(815) 636-5100

Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2013