Robert Pannell

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Robert Pannell

May 04, 1931 - August 08, 2018

Robert Bob Pannell, 87 of Thomson, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home.

Bob was born on May 4, 1931 in Fulton, the son of Edward and Katherine (Norman) Pannell. He married Dorothy Kustes on April 23, 1960 in Fulton. She preceded him in death on August 14, 2012. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 59 years. Bob was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He avidly enjoyed watching his kids activities through the years, loved hunting, fishing and trapping and watching the Chicago Cubs. Bob was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton.

Survivors include his daughter, Barbara L. Lawrence of Fulton; his two sons, Edward J. (Susan) Pannell and Richard J. (Jennifer) Pannell both of Fulton; his sister, Pauline Williams of Morrison; thirteen grandchildren, Heather A. Houzenga of Savanna, Brent E. Houzenga of New Orleans, LA, Meghan E., Scott M., Mitchell E. and Brett C. Dienst all of Maple Park, Whitney L. Pannell of Thomson, Morgan C., Hannah M., Jacob D., Eli H., Maxwell G., Zane R. Pannell, all of Fulton; and six great grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his daughter, Lisa M. Dienst and ten brothers and sisters.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Fulton, 1601 16th Avenue. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton with Reverend Matthew Camioni, Celebrant officiating. A private ceremony will be held at Calvary Hill Cemetery in Fulton.

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Sunday 12 Aug

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

McDonald Funeral Home

1601 16th Avenue, Fulton, IL, USA

Add to Calendar August 12, 2018 01:00 PM August 12, 2018 03:00 PM America/Chicago Visitation for Robert Pannell McDonald Funeral Home, 1601 16th Avenue, Fulton, IL, USA

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday 13 Aug

10:30 AM

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

703 12th Avenue, Fulton, IL, USA


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Jim Burggraaf
Aug 11, 2018
I worked with Bob several times over the years and considered Bob a very good working friend. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Robert and Carolyn Ziegler
Aug 10, 2018
May he Rest In Peace.Bob and my husband Bob grew up together in Fulton.Even though they went their separate ways after school,they remained friends.Both worked in co struction.Our Prayers and love to his family.❤️🙏