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Robert Munsterman

April 24, 2019 GMT

Robert Munsterman, 90, of Bourbonnais, passed away Sunday (April 21, 2019) at the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno.

He was born Aug. 6, 1928, in Crescent Township, the son of Fred and Emma Hulse Munsterman. His parents preceded him in death.

Robert married Aloha Hilgendorf on Aug. 20, 1950, at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. She preceded him in death Dec. 9, 1995.

He married Lucy Gaylord Munsterman on Nov. 7, 1998 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Woodworth.

Mr. Munsterman was a farmer.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the VFW, the Watseka American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans.

Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was active during the Korean Conflict.

He enjoyed dancing, watching sports and staying involved with farming during the harvest season.

Surviving are his wife, Lucy Munsterman, of Bourbonnais; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Kenton and Barbara Munsterman, of St. Anne, and Larry and Jody Munsterman, of Onarga; two stepsons, Gary and Marilyn Pansa, of Villa Grove, and Michael and Mary Pansa, of Athens, Texas; two stepdaughters, Linda and Don Burns, of Acworth, Ga., and Leah and William Kemp, of Loganville, Ga.; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Hilgendorf, of Donvan, and Evelyn Hilgendorf, of Chebanse; five grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his first wife, Aloha, Robert was preceded in death by one sister, Nelda Piepenbrink; and one step-grandson.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. An additional time for visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, until the 11 a.m. funeral services at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Woodworth. Interment will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kankakee Valley or the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno.

Please sign his online guestbook at clancygernon.com.

(Pd)