Robert (Bob) Elroy Hertel, Sr., 64 of Carpentersville died February 4, 2016 at his home. The son of Raymond Fred and Virginia Loyola (DeLisle) Hertel Sr., he was born April 30, 1951 in Chicago, IL.
He graduated from St. Mell High school in Chicago in 1970. He was a member of The Knights of Columbus and The Moose Lodge of Carpentersville. He studied auto mechanics at the Universal Technical Institute. He was strong in his Catholic Beliefs and was a member of St. Monica's Church of Carpentersville. He worked at Exxon/Tredagar chemical for 35 years. He was a hard working and loving Husband and Father.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Renee Cassandra Hertel.
He is survived by his wife Charlynne, 41 years of; one son Robert Elroy Hertel, Jr. of Carpentersville; two brothers, Raymond (Panisy) Hertel, Jr. of Carpentersville and Don (Donna) Hertel of Elgin; three nieces, Katrina Hertel, Teresa (Raymond) Hill and Candice (Bryan) Murphy; three nephews, Shaun Hertel, Jason Hertel and Patrick Hertel; five great-nieces, Alissa, Summer, Hailee, Madison and Allison; six great- nephews, Chase, Jacob, Jax, Skyler, Zachary and Lucas.
Memorial Service and Mass will be held at St. Monica Roman Catholic Church, 90 J.F. Kennedy Dr. in Carpentersville at 10:00am on Thursday, February 11, 2016 followed by burial at Dundee Township East Cemetery in East Dundee , Routes 72 and 25. A luncheon will be served in the hall at St. Monica after burial. All are welcome. The family is respectfully asking for donations toward the funeral costs in lieu of flowers.
Deep condolences to our sister, Charlynne and nephew, Robert Hertel, Jr. Your long life and deep love with Bob has been cut short and I’m sure, that on the heels of other losses causes you grief and dismay. Our prayers and remorse for your dreams of long lasting love coming to such abrupt an end. We want you to know that we are here for you.
We will be at the memorial service.