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Robert Adam Gresko of Sleepy Hollow Robert Adam Gresko, 69, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at his home, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Rob was born in Chicago on Sept. 19, 1942, the son of the late Adam and Frances (nee Majocha) Gresko. On Oct. 4, 1986, he married Myra A. Oehlerking of Elk Grove, and is survived by her and his son, Mark and grandchild, Abby Rose of North Riverside. Rob was a resident of the Dundee area for the past 18 years and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Gilberts, but also spent much time in Florida, especially in Cape Coral during the winters. Rob was a world traveler, boater and adventurer for all of his life and with his wife of 25 years had continued to explore life's opportunities and share his thirst for wonderlust with her and his many friends. Though retired, he was always a salesman by trade and heart, he loved the deal. He and his wife were involved in the local Milk Pail Restaurant property and business since 1993 and had built and ran the mini golf there for years. Family and friends will gather for a funeral Mass on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church,10 Matteson St. (at Galligan Road), Gilberts. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee, and again on Wednesday morning, at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount St. Joseph's, 24955 N. Highway 12, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. For information, 847-426-3436.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 17, 2011
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