Robert G. Rosemeyer
Robert G. Rosemeyer, 95, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. He was born March 21, 1920 in Thorp, WI to Raymond and Ida Rosemeyer. Robert was a World War II veteran serving for the US Army as a Private First Class in the infantry in the Asiatic Theatre. He had worked for Johnson Outboards in Waukegan for 30 years as Departmental Foreman. Robert was a member of St. Gilbert Parish, he volunteered with the Avon Center School on many functions and projects, and was well known with the Highland Lake Assn. Robert is survived by his sons Robert E. (Jacqueline), Gerald L. (Kathryn), Jon M. (Bonny), James D. (Margaret), Daniel T., Marc A., and Glenn A. (Zenaida), his 13 grandchildren, his 7 great-grandchildren, and his siblings Sister Rebecca Rosemeyer, Justin Rosemeyer, and Marcie (Jim) Podvin. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 71 years, Myrtle Ruth Rosemeyer, his brothers Charles, Raymond “Bud”, Eugene, and his sister Norma. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Midwest Palliative and Hospice Carecenter 2050 Claire Ct. Glenview, IL. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.