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Obituary for Robert Irving Bennett

August 28, 1928 - October 4, 2021
McHenry, Illinois | Age 93


Robert Bennett, 93 passed away peacefully on October 4th, 2021.

Robert was born in Barrington on August 28th, 1928 to the late Francis & Hattie (nee Horn) Bennett.

He married his beloved wife the late Joy (nee Lindberg) on June 26, 1954.

Bob spent most of his life in Barrington where he was born into a big loving family of eight. He later graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1951 and was then drafted in the United States Armed Forces, where he served in Korea from 1951-1953.
A year after returning home he married the love of his life Joy Lindberg, and they raised their two children in Barrington. Bob's loyalty, integrity, and honesty were gifts he shared with his family that he loved so well. He always was involved in Church activities wherever he lived. Bob's later years were spent in McHenry. It was there he became a volunteer at Northwestern Hospital for nine years. The nurses in the Heart Diagnostics department became part of his family. All who knew Bob remembered him as a gentleman and he always greeted them with a warm smile. Bob will be remembered with love by many.

Robert is survived by his children, Barbara (Bob) Sharp of McHenry, and David (Mary) Bennett of North Carolina. His beloved grandchildren Jennifer (Nick) Larison, Robert (Jamie Leigh) Bennett, David Bennett, and Amy Sharp. Great grandchildren Jace, Killian, Ronen, and sister Nancy Trevithick.
Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife Joy, parents Francis & Hattie, brothers Donald, Bill, Les, Lovell and John, and sister Frances.

Memorial service to be held at 11 AM Friday November 5, 2021 at Cary United Methodist Church 500 N 1st St, Cary, IL 60013.

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