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Robert Dale Bollegar

October 30, 1935 July 25, 2018
Robert Dale Bollegar
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Obituary for Robert Dale Bollegar

PEORIA – Robert Dale Bollegar, 82, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

Bob was born to Clarence and Elizabeth (Kuecks) Bollegar, on Oct. 30, 1935 in Pekin, IL. He graduated from Bradley University in Peoria. While at Bradley, he met Myrna Laube, his wife of 61 years. They were married April 14, 1957.

Bob is survived by his wife, Myrna Bollegar; his son, Brian (Rania) Bollegar of Chicago; his grandchildren, Jenna and Luca Bollegar; his brother, Clyde Bollegar; and his two nieces, Nancy Bollegar and Krista (Bollegar) Opperman.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Emma Moran and his brother William Bollegar.

Bob lead a successful career at Illinois Mutual. He was dedicated and passionate about the company and the people he worked with.

He proudly served in the Air National Guard. He was also a member of Mt. Hawley Country Club in Peoria.

Bob will be remembered for his faith and the abundant love and joy he brought his family. He loved life, brought laughs to those around him, and was always ready for the next trip to favorite places. He had a wonderful life with his much loved wife and lived to enjoy time with his grandchildren, Jenna and Luca.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 PM, Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a one hour prior visitation. Pastor Stephen Barch will officiate. Cremation Rites have been accorded.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Runs, stjuderuns.org or Southside Mission.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

29

Jul

12:00 PM 7/29/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 7/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

29

Jul

1:00 PM 7/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

South Side Mission

1127 S Laramie St
Peoria, IL 61605

St. Jude Runners

4722 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL 61614
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