Whittle, Robert Bob L. Saturday, September 1, 2012, age 90, baptized into the assurance of Christ's resurrection. Beloved husband of Elenora Nonie Whittle for 67 years; dear father of Terry (Renee) Whittle, Jack (Marilyn) Whittle, Jane (Dr. Paul) Schmidt, Andy (Barbara) Whittle, Lisa (Steve) Horn; grandfather of 15, and great grandfather of 11. Bob will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was a long time resident of Webster Groves, MO and later, Fenton, MO. Bob was an active member of many St. Louis community organizations; a member for 54 years of The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens; the past president of Niehaus Interiors, Inc.; a member of the Rotary Club of St. Louis for over 50 years; a member of the Gideon Society and participant in the Gideon's prison ministry. Bob was a passionate supporter of many charities, including the YMCA, Church Doctor Ministries, Fenton Historical Society and Concordia Seminary. He was a graduate of The University of Illinois (1944), a naval officer during World War II, and served as the president of the International Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries, AWCI. Services: Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 8, 9-11 am with Funeral Service starting at 11 am, at The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, 8749 Watson Rd., Webster Groves, MO 63119. For directions go to www.webstergardens.org. Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Robert and Elenora Whittle Concordia Seminary Scholarship Fund, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Pl, St. Louis, MO 63105. A Kutis Affton Service
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 5, 2012