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Robert "Bob" L. Monnette

Robert L. "Bob" Monnette, age 77, of Linn, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at Linn Community Skilled Care.

Bob was born, September 19, 1937 in Kankakee, IL, a son to the late Eugene and Louise (Graveline) Monnette.

Bob was a 1956 graduate of Herscher High School in Herscher, IL and served his country in the United States Army.

On September 11, 1971, Bob was united in marriage to Judith Anne Munson in Kankakee, IL. She survives of the home.

Bob worked as a farmer and truck driver and was a member of St George Catholic Church in Linn, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Knights of Columbus Clown Club and the St. George Men's Club.

Bob enjoyed farming, card playing and visiting with people.

In addition to his wife of 43 years, Bob is survived by: one son, John Monnette and his wife Dana of Linn; two daughters, Beth Smith and her husband Jason of Imperial and Amy Pemberton and her husband Michael of Mexico; two sisters, Alma Monnette of Bradley, IL and Marge Hoogstraat of Bourbonnais, IL, seven grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by one son, Mark Monnette and a sister Eileen Clabby.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 14, 2014 at St George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. John Schmitz as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the St George Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St George School or to the Special Olympics.

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Alma and Marge, Please accept my deepest sympathy. It has been a long time since 1947 when I was so close to your family. I did enjoy Eileen's friendship until the end. Jim

James R. Weinlader Nov 17 2014 12:00 AM

We send our sympathy to Bob's family. We went to high school together and also the army. He was a truly good man.

Charlie & Mary Denault Nov 14 2014 12:00 AM

Judy, we are so sorry to hear about Mr. Bob. Jaylynn and Timothy will definately miss his visits. He was a great guy and we were lucky to have him as one of our first acquaintenances when we moved to the area. We will be praying for your family. Theresa and Jay, Jaylynn and Timothy

Jay and Theresa Wagner Nov 13 2014 12:00 AM

Arlen and Janice Speckman Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

Judy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. My deepest sympathies. Ellen Harshbarger (Bertrand)

Ellen Harshbarger Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

Judy, My deepest sympathies on your loss. It's one of lifes changes we have to accept. But it is hard to loose ones husband. Extend my sympathies to your kids and their families. Prayers for you all. Ellie Harshbarger (Bertrand)

Ellen Harshbarger Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

Judy and family, we are very sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

Ron & Joanne Fritz Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

Our Deepest Sympathy to you and family

Rich and Marj Von Qualen Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

Our heatfelt sympathy to each of you for your loss. May your cherished memories give you comfort in the days to come.

Kevin & Lisa Fincher Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Monnette We'll always remember him and feel lucky that we had the pleasure of getting to know him . We will miss him very much. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.

Tasha Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

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