Robert G. “Bob” Earnst
Robert G. “Bob” Earnst, 69, of Macomb, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at Tabor Hills Healthcare Center, Naperville.
He was born Feb. 19, 1940, in Barry, to Nellie and Everett Earnst.
He is survived by his loving wife, Grace Earnst; his wonderful children, Jill (Pete) Conley, Hilton Head, S.C., Erin (Steve) Gaza, Naperville, and Carlo Daniels, Macomb; his special grandchildren, Christopher and Chelsea Conley and Jennifer Gaza; his dear brothers, Ross and John (Ingrid) Earnst; as well as many nieces and a nephew.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Illinois State University-Normal. He enjoyed a distinguished career with IBM and retired after 25 years of service. He traveled the world for his company, but the many vacations and trips with his family he treasured even more. He also enjoyed good food with his family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 29, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.
Visitation will be held 11 a.m.- noon Saturday, at the funeral home.
Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.