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Robert E West

January 7, 1926 November 2, 2018
Robert E West
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Obituary for Robert E West

Robert E. West, age 92, was a resident of Wauconda, IL for 54 years.

Robert was the beloved husband of the late Frances; loving father of Kathleen, Nancy (Bruce) Willman, Mary and the late Judithe; cherished grampa of Justin (Julie) Woo, Joseph Willman and Daniel (fiancé Samantha Wassem) Willman; proud great grampa of Owen and Cameron Woo; dear brother of Genevieve (the late Jimmy) Del Vecchio, Richard (Lillian) West and the late Joan (the late Bob) Zumski; fond uncle of many.

Robert was born January 7, 1926 in Chicago and passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha, WI.

Robert proudly service in the United States Marines during World War II. He participated and supported the Irish American Unity Conference and the Irish American Heritage Center. He wrote for the Irish Political Education Committee and numerous articles on the Irish in American History. He was a member of Transfiguration Parish and lifetime member Knights of Columbus-Queen of Angels Council. A special thanks to the staffs of St. Joseph Home and Rehabilitation and Aurora Medical Center of Kenosha, WI.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 4-8 pm at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home 235 N. Main St., Wauconda, IL 60084. On Friday, prayers will start at the funeral home at 9:30 am, proceeding to Transfiguration Parish 348 W. Mill St., Wauconda, IL 60084, for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. Interment with military honors will follow at Windridge Memorial Park, Cary, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: St. Joseph’s Home and Rehabilitation Center, 9244 29th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143 (262-694-0800).

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4:00 PM 11/8/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home

235 North Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084

Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home
235 North Main Street Wauconda 60084 IL
United States





10:00 AM 11/9/2018 10:00:00 AM
Transfiguration Parish

348 W. Mill St.
Wauconda, IL 60084

Transfiguration Parish
348 W. Mill St. Wauconda 60084 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Windridge Memorial Park Final Resting Place

7014 S. Rawson Bridge Rd.
Cary, IL 60013

7014 S. Rawson Bridge Rd. Cary 60013 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph's Home and Rehabilitation Center

9244 29th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53143

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