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Robert W. "Bob" Neel

Obituary for Robert W. "Bob" Neel

August 13, 1949 - April 23, 2019
McHenry, Illinois | Age 69

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle


Robert W. "Bob" Neel, age 69, of McHenry, passed away unexpectedly April 23,2019. He was born August 13, 1949, in Libertyville, to the late Junior and Margaret ( Wallenwein) Neel. On May 17, 1973, he married the love of his life, Connie Jean Erickson.

Bob worked in construction, truck driving, and as a custodian. He loved the Cubsand the Bears. Bob was a homebody who enjoyed working in the yard. He loved watching TV and playing with his dogs. Bob was a beloved family man.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Connie; dear children: Robert William (Teresa) Neel, Jr. and Kelly Neel; cherished grandchildren: Emily and Ashley Neel; and siblings: Debby (Earl) Sund and Joan (Glen) Anderson. He is further survived by his many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Eric "Ricky" Sund and in-laws, Orville and Dorothy Erickson.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, from 11am until the time of Memorial Service at 2:30pm at Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory, 591
Ridgeview Drive, McHenry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Neel family.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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