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Robert D. Matthew

July 3, 1944 September 16, 2021
Robert D. Matthew
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Obituary for Robert D. Matthew

Robert D. Matthew, 77, of Dixon, IL, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service with military rites will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, IL.The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established.

Robert was born July 3, 1944, in Clinton, IA, to Howard and Thelma (Bleedhorne) Matthew. Bob was educated in the Clinton, IA, grade schools and was a graduate of Clinton High School. He then attended Morrison Institute of Technology and was a graduate of Sauk Valley Community College. He was a veteran of the United State Navy. He married Margaret L. Schwark on June 16, 2001, in Rock Falls, IL. Bob was a Facilitator of Continuous Improvement for Nursing Homes for several states, including the State of Iowa. He was a member of the Bethel Evangelical Church in Dixon and was a former member of Journey Church in Clinton, IA. Bob and Maggie were members of the In Fisherman Club at the Quad City Expo Center. He was a licensed clown in the state of Iowa, where he enjoyed entertaining at birthday parties and other events. Bob was a member of the Dixon American Legion Post 353. He volunteered as a veterans van driver, helping with the transport of many veterans.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie; one sister, Patricia (Norm) Wallman of Cortland, NE; one niece Amy (Jason) Madden and one nephew David Wallman.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Graveside

Wednesday

6

Oct

11:00 AM 10/6/2021 11:00:00 AM
Grove Hill Cemetery

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Grove Hill Cemetery
East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

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Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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