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Robert Schoonmaker

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Robert Schoonmaker 1930—2018
Robert James Schoonmaker, 87, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 10, 2018. Born October 6, 1930, in Rockford, IL; son of Ralph and Dorothy (Lyford) Schoonmaker. Veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War. United in marriage to Jessica Mary Loveless on September 6, 1958. She predeceased him October 24, 1994. Worked for the Anderson Automotive family for several years and then the Harlem School district in their grounds and building maintenance department, retiring after several years. In his younger years he found enjoyment in the outdoors hunting, fishing and golfing. He was an avid sports fan loving all sports especially the Chicago Cubs. Survived by his children, Margo Miley, J. Dartt Schoonmaker, Jeff (Brenda) Schoonmaker and their family; granddaughter, Amanda Miley; son-in-law, Dean Nolan; brothers, Ralph (Bernie) Schoonmaker, Richard (Sandra) Schoonmaker; several nieces and nephews; lifelong friend, Barbara Stanley. Predeceased by his parents; spouse; daughter, Jessica Nolan.
Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, in Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Private Family Graveside Service in Sunset Memorial Gardens. To share a condolence www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com
Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 11 to Aug. 13, 2018
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