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Robert H. Fugett

Published September 03,2018

Obituary's Biography:

Robert was born on March 30, 1940 in Waukegan, Il. to Jonas C Fugett and Rosetta Yepsen Fugett. He passed away peacefully Friday, August 31st at Journey Care Hospice in Glenview, Illinois. He graduated from Warren Township High School in 1958, where he was an outstanding athlete in Football, Baseball and Basketball. He also met and dated his girlfriend Delora (Murt) Kerley at Warren and they ended up getting married in March of 1960 and have been married for 58 years. Survivors include his wife, Murt; sons, Mark, Bobby (Karen) and Joby; grandchildren, Jason, Michelle, Julianne, Miranda, Abby and Jamie. Also 9 great grandchildren, Cristian, Antonio, Carlito, Jaxson, Austin, Jeremy, Cameron, Natalie, Madison and Nathan who will be born in November. He is also survived by his Sister, Patricia Gragg, in Denver and many nieces and nephews. He retired from Rinella Beverage (Budweiser) after 37 years of service, then worked for Tollway for 5 years and then 10 years at Millburn School as a bus driver and took care of maintenance for buses. He loved to hunt and fish and was a die hard Greenbay Packer fan. Visitation will be at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and a funeral service will be held at the funeral chapel on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Our family would like to extend our thanks to Journey Care staff for the wonderful care that they gave Bob and all the help they gave us.

One reply on “Robert H. Fugett”

  1. Bob was the BEST! He taught me a lot of fishing skills, about birds, and deer. Bob even taught me mechanical skills on how to fix buses. Just a special friend who will be missed. One last time to my fishing buddy, your best, love ya’ man.

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