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Robert "Bob" Wildemuth

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Robert “Bob” Eldon Wildemuth, age 96, of Savoy, died on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Urbana, Illinois.

Bob was born June 20, 1924 in Cambridge, Illinois to Harold and Cecil (Wigant) Wildemuth. He served proudly in the 14 th Armored Division, US Army during WW II, and attended Annawan High School and Iowa State College graduating with his B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Education. He worked in sales for PAG Seeds for 35 years.

Bob married Inez Elaine Marston on August 24, 1948. He was active in the First United Methodist Church of Champaign, a little league coach and U of I athletic supporter.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, two brothers, Harold and Ken and son, Scott. He is survived by son, Craig (Laura) Wildemuth, Union, KY.; two daughters, Marsha (Michael) Aman, Westerville, OH and Cheryl (Chris Badger) Wildemuth, Lake Villa, IL.; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, IL. A graveside service will be held on October 3, 2020 at 1:30. Service arrangements are being made by Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, Geneseo, IL.

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Posted online on September 11, 2020