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Robert "Bob" D. Geerts

May 7, 1935 July 29, 2020
Robert "Bob" D. Geerts
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" D. Geerts

ROBERT “BOB” D. GEERTS, 85, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home preceded by visitation from 10:30 AM until the time of the service. Rev. Calvin Haines, Jr., pastor of Morrison United Methodist Church will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Morrison United Methodist Church.

Bob was born May 7, 1935, in Morrison, IL, to Louis and Jennie (Vos) Geerts. He was educated in the Green Valley Grade School of rural Whiteside County and was a graduate of Morrison High School. He married Shirley M. Lindstrom on August 10, 1985, in Geneseo, IL. Bob was a river terminal manager on the Mississippi River and most recently was employed at the Whiteside County jail. He was a member of the Morrison United Methodist Church. He grew up on the farm and enjoyed fishing and was an avid woodworker. Bob loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley; children, Beth (Kevin) Dykstra of Geneseo, IL; Sue (Larry) Sumption of Morrison, IL; Mark (Jackie) Geerts of Albuquerque, NM; Rhonda (Greg) Hansen of League City, TX; and Janet Pape of Morrison, IL; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and one brother, Alan (Donna) Geerts of Morrison, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mary Alice Pierce.

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Visitation

Saturday

8

Aug

10:30 AM 8/8/2020 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

8

Aug

11:00 AM 8/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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