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Robert E. Blumhoff, 88, of Erie, IL, died Thursday, April 13, 2017 at his home. Services will be private with burial in the Fenton Cemetery, Fenton, IL. Arrangements are through Gibson -Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Robert was born October 7, 1928 in Erie, IL, the son of Henry and Ruth (Reisenbigler) Blumhoff. He married Mildred Rosenow on October 8, 1949 in Houston, Texas. Bob served during the Korean Conflict from 1948-1952 in the Air Force. He was a technician Mechanic Airman First Class. Following his time in the military he enjoyed farming for many years until his retirement. Bob loved vacationing in his Motor Home and he enjoyed bird watching.
Surviving are his sons, Wayne (Betty) Blumhoff, Milan, IL, Michael (Linda) Blumhoff, Dixon, IL, Bill (Zita) Blumhoff, Albany, IL; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 3 sisters, Lila Blumhoff, Missouri, Jean Kellet, Virginia, and Mary Lou Melton, Prophetstown, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; 2 brothers and a sister. Share a memory or condolence at www.gibsonbodefh.com
Published on April 18, 2017
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