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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Obituary - Robert E. Neer

  • Robert E. Neer, age 73, of Aledo Illinois died Friday March 7, 2014 at Unity-Point Health Care in Rock Island. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday at the Aledo cemetery. There is no visitation. A luncheon will follow the graveside service at the Aledo Fire Station. In Lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established. Fi...
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  • Robert E. Neer, age 73, of Aledo  died Friday March 7, 2014 at Unity-Point Health Care in Rock Island. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday at the Aledo cemetery. There is no visitation. A luncheon will follow the graveside service at the Aledo Fire Station. In Lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is serving the family and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com
    Robert was born September 5, 1940 in Rock Island to Roy and Ada Neer. He was raised by Ada and his step-father Charles Lenz. He graduated from AlWood High School. He married Helen Burns March 22, 1959 in Alpha.
    He retired from Frontier Communications in 19. Bob and Helen owned and operated The Onion Shoppe and Shirts and Gifts by Neer for many years. Bob was a member of the Aledo Volunteer Fire Department for 26 years.
    He enjoyed camping, traveling, woodworking and especially loved being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
    Survivors include his wife, Helen, two daughters; Kim Monson (Dale Garner) Keithsburg, Tracy (Tracy) Lemon Ooltewah, Tenn., five grandchildren; Melinda (Greg) Hodorff, St. Cloud, Wisc., Danny Lemon, Panama City, Fla., Derek Lemon, Kansas City, Kan., Mary (Jason) Franks, Yates City, Samantha Monson (Travis Lilly) of Aledo, five great grandchildren and one lovingly expected, one brother, Don Neer of Moline, one sister Lois (Bob) Finley, Geneseo, two step-brothers Charles (Helen) Lenz of Yuma, Ariz., Richard (Mary) Lenz, Mobile, Ala., one step-sister Ellen Lenz, Homer.
    His parents, one sister, Ruby Shannon and a brother Jerry Neer preceded him in death
     

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