Robert L. Perry, age 84, of Lombard, Korean War Veteran

Written by Brust Funeral Home on September 10th, 2020


Robert L. Perry, age 84, of Lombard, died September 8, 2020, at Edward Hospital.

Robert was the loving husband of 59 years of Betty Lou nee Edenes; loving father of Julie (Phil) Young of Glen Ellyn, James of Yorkville and Laura (the late Chad) Riner of Naperville; fond grandfather of Stephanie of St. Louis, Nick (Morgan) of OK, Brandon of Carpentersville, Sophia of Glen Ellyn, Anthony J. of Carpentersville, Ashley of Naperville, and Alex of Naperville.

Robert was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Betty, Henry “Red”, Dorothy, Moody, and Frances; and his aunt, Margaret.

Robert was a Veteran of the Korean War.  He served in the U.S. Air Force in Japan and Hawaii.

Robert was born and raised in West Virginia; he was a graduate of Kingston High School.  He had lived in Lombard since 1962.

Robert worked for the National Baking Company, from which he retired 19 years ago.  He was an active member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard.  He was a former dart player on the B Team at St. John’s; he also was a former member of the bible study group there.  Robert enjoyed golf, woodworking, puzzles and country & western music.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 17 at 11 AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard, IL.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Visit or call 888-629-0094.



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