ROBERT 'BOB' KEITH WARNER, 92 ROCKTON - Robert "Bob" Keith Warner, 92, died Friday, August 23, 2013. Born December 6, 1920, in Prophetstown, IL to Keith and Jessie (Moates) Warner. Married Marjorie Hauswald on Dec 3, 1955. Attended Prophetstown High School. Bob retired from Commonwealth Edison after 52 years. He was a member of IBEW for 65 years. He served in the USAAF during World War II. He was an avid photographer of everything from wild flowers to race cars. He spent many days at BHF Raceway, where he met and photographed Walter Payton. He spent many hours in his workshop where he could fix or make anything. Survived by son, Andrew "Drew" Warner; daughter, Mary Jack; grandchildren, Cody, Callie, Cassidy and Jessica; sister, Ann Higley; sister-in- law, Barbara Freeman; brother-in-law, M. James Hauswald; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie on June 27, 2011; and siblings, Jack, Jean, Stuart and Betty. Services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to time of services Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rockton Fire Department. Express condolences and share memories online at www.honquestfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2013