Robert E. Minnick


Ohio, Ill.- Robert E. Minnick, 88, a resident of Ohio, Ill. died on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Heritage Health in Walnut.

He was born on March 10, 1931 in Ohio, Ill. to John and Ruth (Scallon) Minnick. He was united in marriage to Lois Plasschaert on October 1, 1955 in Sheffield. She preceded him in death on July 31, 2018.

Robert farmed for many years in the area and was a truck driver for several local trucking companies until his retirement. He was a retired Teamster and drove a school bus. He was a member of the Walnut-Ohio Knights of Columbus and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ohio. Robert was a veteran and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Linda Minnick of Denton, Texas, Charles (Tracey) Minnick of Clinton, Iowa, Deb (Kevin) Guinn of Graham, Texas and Kevin (Christine) Minnick of Princeton; 8 grandchildren, Drew Minnick, Tyler Minnick, Beau Minnick, Kalin Westerman, Jordan Minnick, Jarod Guinn, Grace Minnick and a step-grandchild, Tanner Guinn.

He is preceded in death by his wife, his parents, a granddaughter Lillian Minnick, 2 sisters and 6 brothers.

Mass of Christion Burial will be at 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 23 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ohio with Reverend Thomas Shaw, officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Ohio. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Monday, April 22 at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut, with the rosary recited at 4:45 PM. A memorial has been established in his memory to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Published on April 19, 2019
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