Robert C. Harsted, 73 of Streator passed away Wednesday morning (February 10th) at his home.
Following cremation, a visitation will be held Saturday from 1 – 3 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 PM at the funeral home.
Bob was born on May 27, 1942 in Streator to Marvin and Mary (Cooper) Harsted. He married Helen Meyer on June 22, 1963. She survives.
Also surviving are children Brad Harsted of Streator, Mindy (Bruce) Park of Wesley Chapel, FL, Kevin (Tammy Bennett) Harsted of Streator, grandchildren, Nicholas, Matthew, Billy, Joey, Tiffany, Andrew, Alexa, Alex and Jennifer, 4 great-grandchildren, sister, Harriet Quandt of Streator, brothers, Don (MaryLou) Harsted of Grand Ridge and Eugene (Pauline) Harsted of Wenona.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Daloris Harsted.
Bob graduated from Streator High School in 1960 and attended IVCC. He retired from Owen’s Illinois Glass in 2002. Bob was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Streator Moose Lodge and served as past governor. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping and collecting cars.
Memorials may be made in his name to either the American Red Cross or OSF Hospice Program.