Charles Robert "Bob" Volpert, 80, of Hecker, IL, died September 9, 2021, in Aviston, IL, surrounded by his loving children. He was born May 8, 1941, in Centerville, IL.
He is survived by his children Charles E. (Marlo) Volpert of Chatham, IL and Amy (Bruce) Rackers of O'Fallon, IL; grandchildren Chayce (Clare), Madison and Cru Volpert and Faith and Quin Rackers; great granddaughter Carrigan Volpert; companion Marilyn Haudrich and family; sister Judy Ganey; sisters-in-law Edna Rubin, Corrinne Tenholder, Connie Holzum, and Carol Counts; brother-in-law Kenny (Diane) Holzum; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Grace Volpert, nee Holzum; parents Charles & Aloysia (nee Haas) Volpert; brothers-in-law James Ganey, Vernon Holzum, Herbert Holzum, Joseph Tenholder, Edward Logel, Gilbert Beussink, Lou Rubin, and Von Counts; sister-in-law Beulah Beussink; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Edward and Josephine Holzum.
Bob was retired from Illinois American Water Company. He was a member of Cahokia Knights of Columbus Council and a parishioner of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Hecker, IL.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois
5 PM to 8 PM Friday, September 10, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Saturday, September 11, 2021 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church in Hecker, IL
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating
Interment at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL