Robert Daniel Philhower1956-2013
Funeral service for Robert Daniel Philhower, age 56 of Ohio, will be Friday, Aug 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Kasbeer Community Church. Jon Gauger will officiate. Burial will follow in the Limerick Cemetery on Aug 16, 2013. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home.
Robert Daniel Philhower passed away on Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at Home. He was born on Nov 18, 1956 in Princeton, Il to Calvin and Elizabeth (Mercer) Philhower. He graduated from Ohio High School in 1975. He married Brenda Warren on Jan 27, 1996 in Ohio, Il. He was employed at LCN for 29 years. He enjoyed farming, hunting and working on small machinery. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, his wife Brenda, two sons; Daniel Philhower of Colorado and Stephen (Paula) Philhower of Peoria; one daughter, Kelly (Brandon) Smith of Princeton; 4 Step-daughters, Dawn (Michael) Alcaraz of Kewanee; Kim (Mark) Wollerman of Sheffield; Trisha Hamrick of Princeton and Lindsey Porter of Princeton. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren Cameron, Nathan, Michael and Emily Smith, Abigail Philhower, Courtney Barton, Damarius and Mercii Porter, Allena Philhower and Hope and Max Wollerman. Two brothers David (Cheryl) Philhower of Kasbeer and John Philhower of Ohio and one sister; Diana (Jon) Gauger of Elmhurst and many nieces and nephews. Robert also leaves behind two dogs Diego and Hunter.
He was preceded in death by his father Calvin Philhower and his previous wife Marcia Philhower.
Memorials may be directed to Vitas Hospice.IN OCTOBER.