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Robert Cahill

June 27, 1928 — December 3, 2010

Robert Emmett Cahill, 82, Rockford, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2010 of congestive heart failure at Provena St. Ann Center surrounded by his family.nbsp; Born June 27, 1928 in Chicago, the son of Robert E. and Edna (Davis) Cahill.nbsp; Graduated from Marmion Military Academy in Aurora, IL.nbsp; attended the University of Michigan and graduated from DePaul University.nbsp; He served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was recalled during the Korean War.nbsp; Married Ann (Lorden) Cahill in 1968.nbsp; Prior to retirement, he was a manufacturers representative for scientific supplies.nbsp; Bob was an avid and long suffering Chicago Cubs fan.nbsp; He and his wife enjoyed annual trips to Mesa, AZ for spring training and other trips around the country.nbsp; Former member of the Moose Club, Elks Club and Knights of Columbus.nbsp; Bob enjoyed bowling and playing golf.nbsp; He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; son Ted (Karen) Cahill of Pleasant Hill, CA; daughter, Margaret (Douglas) Bottorff and his three grandchildren, Frances, Henry and Emmett Bottorff of Iowa City, IA; brother, Lawrence Cahill of Olympia, WA; sisters-in-law, Mary (Harry) Milani; Kate (Jean-Louis) Schrago; brothers-in-law, Tom (Nancy) Lorden and Tim Lorden; nbsp;sister-in-law, Florence Cahill and many nieces and nephews.nbsp; Predeceased by parents and brother, Donald Cahill.nbsp; Our family would like to thank the staff at Swedish American Heart Hospital and Provena St. Anne Center for their care and compassion.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2010 in St. James Catholic Church with Rev. Dean Russell officiating.nbsp; Burial in Calvary Cemetery.nbsp; Memorial visitation from 6-8 p.m. Monday in Fitzgerald Funeral Home amp; Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m.nbsp; Visitation also from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. in the church on Tuesday.nbsp; Memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Church or Provena St. Anne Center.nbsp; Express condolences and share memories at www.fitzgeraldfh.

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