|Mr. Robert "Bob" Walck D. Sr. 87 formerly of East Galesburg passed away Friday September 21 at the Care Center of Abingdon.
He was born June 11, 1925 in Fiatt Illinois to William H. and Verona Elias Walck. He married Helena Evans October 11, 1947 in Galesburg. She preceded his death March 3, 2006.
Surviving are two sons, Robert D. (and Holly) Walck Jr. of Oneida. and Edward A. (and Kathy) Walck of Spring Grove, a brother Wilbur (and Bernice) Walck of Galesburg and three grandchildren, four great grandchildren.
Bob was a Clerk for Burlington Northern Railroad and was Chief Clerk for the last 18 years. He retired in 1989. He graduated for Knoxville High School in 1943. From 1943 to 1946 he was in the United States Navy as a radar operator on a troop transport ship, USS General O.H Ernst.
Funeral Services will be 11 am Tuesday September 25 at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Galesburg. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be makde to Alzheimer's Disease Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com