June 24, 1934 – June 01, 2019
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Robert is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn A. (nee Bunting) Meyer. Loving father of Gerard J. (Janet) Meyer and Mary E. (Teddy) Frey. Cherished grandfather of Elaine M. (Aaron) Cooper, Nicole J. (Jeremy) Orozco, Rebecca D. (James) Pape, Johnathan A. Meyer, Jacob H. Pape, and Jeffrey D. Meyer. Great grandfather of Brandon L. Long, Jesse L. Orozco, Aurora M. Orozco, Carter M. Frey, and Everly A. Orozco. Also surviving is sister Delores Dennison; nephews David (Deborah) Dennison, Steve (Kelly) Dennison, John (Cinda) Bunting, Dean (Amy) Bunting; niece Robin (Dennis) Bunting; sister in law Janiece Bunting; and countless nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his loving parents Roudolph and Hilda Meyer, sister Lois (Louis) Weiringa, and uncle Ed Hibbing.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois. Funeral services for Robert will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019, beginning with closing prayers at 9:30 AM at the funeral home then proceeding to St. Ann Catholic Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois, for a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial with Father Mark Kalema officiating. Robert will be laid to rest at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois.
Robert was employed at Illinois Central Golf Railroad for 40 years. He proudly served in the United States Army and was a parishioner at St. Joseph Church in Homewood, IL, and later a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Lansing, IL. Robert was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and son. He was loved by many, and he will be truly missed.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Robert’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.