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Robert J. Micklos

Robert J. Micklos, 94 of Streator passed away Wednesday morning (September 5th) at the LaSalle Veterans Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at St. Michael the Archangel Church.  A visitation will be held Friday from 9 – 10:30 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery with full military honors conducted by members of the Streator American Legion and VFW.

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

Bob was born on August 18, 1924 in Streator to Andrew and Pauline (Fetsko) Micklos.  He married Grace Harcharik on October 18, 1947 and she preceded him in death on August 14, 1993.  He later married Irene Gutek on July 30, 2000.  She preceded him in death on February 16, 2012.

Also surviving are children Randy (Sandy) Micklos of Roselle, Bobby Micklos of Streator, Rick Micklos of Huntley, Mary (Ed) Van Grevenhof of Streator and Nancy (Kevin) Hagerty of Streator, 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, brother Lawrence “Rick” (Diana) Micklos of Ft. Meyers, FL , sister Marlene (Ronald) Durham of Streator and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by both his wives, a daughter Jacqueline in infancy, great-grandson AJ, brothers Jerome, Louis and Andrew and a sister Mildred Blakemore.

Bob attended St. Stephen’s Grade School and Streator High School.  He served in the US Army from 1943 to 1947 in the Asian Pacific and Army of Occupation in Korea in 1945.  Bob retired from the former Peabody Meyers in 1987 and retired from Shelter Insurance in 2000.  He was a member of the St. Michael the Archangel Church and the Streator VFW.  Bob played softball in Streator and surrounding areas and was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys and Notre Dame.

Memorials may be made in his name to either the Illinois LaSalle Veterans Home or to a charity of the donors choice.


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Guestbook

So sorry for your loss.....Bobbie will be truly missed loved him so much!!!!

Jennifer Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Bob...will not be able to make it on Friday...sincere condolences to you all..

Bob Smith Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

Mary, Nancy, and family,
Please accept our sincere condolences. May God's peace be of comfort to you in the days ahead.

Greg and Barb Lentman Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

I knew Bob during my days at Peabody. He was a warm friendly guy. All the people who ever knew him are a little diminished by his loss. Best wishes to all of Bob's family.

Terry Munn Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Larry and Cindy Zippe, Bill and Bonnie Sharp on September 6, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

Rick, Adam and Amy
Im sorry to hear about your dad and grandpa. Prayers coming your way.

Ruth and Gary Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Micklos

Annette Barry Sep 5 2018 12:00 AM