Robert J. Forsman

Robert John Forsman, 83, a resident of Round Lake Park, IL, peacefully passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  He was born May 13, 1933 in Detroit, MI. His parents, Alpheld and Edward Forsman, raised their family in Crystal Falls, MI where Robert had many fond memories. Robert served in the Korean War, and was very proud to be able to defend his country. Robert retired from the US Navy after 20 years of service.  Robert is survived by his son Joseph (Jennifer), his grandchildren Joshua, Jacob (Katherine), Ethan, and Matthew. He is also survived by his sisters Marge Farmer and Phyllis Batdorff, as well as many extended family members. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Grace (DeLuca) Forsman (1939-2006) and his daughter Susan Forsman (1961-1975).  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10am until 11am visitation with the service commencing at 11am at St. Paul the Apostle Church 6401 Gages Lake Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

One Response to Robert J. Forsman

  • Jenny Stroening Crawford says:

    Joey and family, I am very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was a wonderful guy! Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.