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Mr. Robert J. Laswell, age 79 of Robinson, IL, died Saturday June 10, 2017 at 7:45 PM at Arbor Rose Care and Rehabilitation, Robinson, IL following several months of battling Alzheimer's Dementia.
Born June 3, 1938 in Princeton, IN he was the son of Novie and Flora (Latham) Laswell. On December 23, 1965, he married Elleanor F. Parker and she preceded him in death February 3, 2017. Bob graduated Indiana State University and taught chemistry in Community Unit #2, Robinson, IL for 35 years, retiring in 1995.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Eric and Kimberly Laswell, Plainfield, IN; two granddaughters, Erin Laswell, Plainfield, IN and Sara Laswell, Plainfield, IN; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Montgomery, Evansville, IN, Mrs. Anna Mae Roney, Ormond Beach, FL, Mrs. Bonnie Sue McGowen, Princeton, IN and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife Elleanor F. Laswell in 2017; two brothers, Andrew Edward Laswell and James David Laswell.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. There will be a time of visitation from 12:00 Noon until time of service at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to the Robinson Township Library Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.pulliamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 16, 2017
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