Robert H. Stroub, 93, of Springfield, died at 7:28 am, Thursday, January 2, 2014, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. He was born in Springfield, IL on May 11, 1920 to Charles and Helen Sidener Stroub. He married Catherine Hamilton in 1943, she preceded him in death in 1997. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Martha Branch and June Staley.
Surviving are two sons, Charles (Sue) Stroub of Downers Grove and Richard (Stephanie) Stroub of Springfield; one daughter, Ellen (John) Robson of Tempe, AZ; eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Stroub was a Springfield resident most of his life. He lived in Havana for 7 years and Cape Coral, FL for 20 years. He was a member of St. Agnes Church. He was a United States Coast Guard veteran. Robert retired from Allis Chalmers/Fiat Allis after working as a Foreman for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion, enjoyed fishing, gardening, wood carving, playing cribbage and spending time with his family.
Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm