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Robert L. "Bob" Begner

October 28, 1943 June 18, 2018
Robert L.  "Bob" Begner
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Obituary for Robert L. "Bob" Begner

Peoria- Robert L. “Bob” Begner, age 74, passed away at 9:53 AM, Monday, June 18, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Bob was born October 28, 1943 in Princeville, IL, son of Ralph H. and Helen P. (Bouton) Begner. He married Susan K. “Susi” Gray on April 11, 1964 in Peoria. She survives.
Bob is also survived by two daughters; Tara (Mark) Baker of Lawrenceburg, IN, and Trish Rankin of Peoria, one son, Jeffry (Annette) Begner of Edwards, five grandchildren; Kyle, Ethan, Emily, Will and Claudia, one sister, Imogene (Harold) Tanner of Speer, four brothers; Lyle (Barb) Begner of Princeville, Jack (Carol) Begner of Chillicothe, Karl (Debbie) Begner of Dunlap and Nyle (DeAnna) Begner of Elmwood and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Tammy Begner, one grandson, Jordan Baker, one sister, Eleanor Meehan and one brother, Terry Begner.

Bob worked as an overhead crane operator, for 40 years, at Komatsu America Corporation until his retirement in 2003. He loved gardening and fishing with his grandchildren and family. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Cursillo of Peoria, was an usher at St. Jude, a Sunday Collection Counter and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Society.

A Funeral Mass will be at 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Fr. Patrick Henehan will officiate. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Wednesday at St. Jude Church with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:45 PM. Further visitation will be 30 minutes prior to services on Thursday. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

20

Jun

5:00 PM 6/20/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/20/2018 8:00:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Visitation

Thursday

21

Jun

12:30 PM 6/21/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

21

Jun

1:00 PM 6/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 Route 150
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 Route 150 Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615
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