ILLIG, BOB SR., 76, Carrolltown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 2, 2021, at home. Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Winnie (Buck) Illig; daughter, Pam Illig; sons, Bob Illig Jr., husband of Kristin (Sholtis); and Dick Illig, husband of Janice (Himmel); grandchildren, Brittanie Kiel and husband Jake; Amanda Illig; Calem Illig and wife Alli; Lauren Illig; and great-grandson, Jameson Kiel – who is expected soon. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Regis and Gertrude Illig; father-in-law, Tom Buck and mother-in-law, Mary Buck. Bob worked alongside his son for many years as the Co-owner of R. Illig Machining. He enjoyed time with his family more than anything. He was a life member of Carrolltown Volunteer Fire Company and raised two generations of firefighters. Honoring his request there will be no viewing. A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown. Fr. Jude Brady, OSB, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery.
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