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February 3, 1951 June 4, 2019
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Obituary for ROBERT "BOB" J. STROHL

68, of rural Neoga, passed away Tuesday morning June 4, 2019, with his loving wife by his side.
Bob was born February 3,1951 in Mattoon, IL : the eldest child of Morris E. and Rosemary A. (Hoedebecke) Strohl. He graduated from Neoga High School with the class of 1969.
On June 19, 1982 Bob married the love of his life, Linda Marie Koelsch at Lillyville, Illinois. Bob grew up raising sheep, cattle, and driving tractors. From a very early age, Bob learned the values of hard work, commitment, and perseverance. These qualities combined with his faith in God, were the guiding forces of his life. Together with Linda, Bob was able to gradually expand his farm and start a small trucking company, STROHL FARMS of Neoga.
Bob was always a loving husband, a dedicated son, and a caring and generous brother.
Bob leaves behind to mourn his passing his beloved wife Linda, mother Rosemary Strohl, brothers Tom (Cathy), Don (Ellen), Tim (Linda), and Mike (Chris) and sister Susan (Bill) Partlow all of Neoga; mother-in-law Anna Lee Koelsch Teutopolis, brothers-in-law Roger (Andrea Wernsing) Koelsch and Frank Koelsch all of Teutopolis, and sister-in-law Alice (Dan) Fearday of Neoga, and many nieces and nephews whom he cherished and adored.
He was preceded in death by his father, Morris, brother Larry, and father-in law Ray Koelsch.
Memorials are suggested to H.S.H.S. Hospice to help with the care of hospice patients in the Neoga, Sigel, and Effingham area.
Visitation for Bob will be from 3 to 7p.m. on Sunday, June 9th, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Neoga, beginning with a rosary @ 3pm.
A Mass of Christian burial will be on Monday, June 10th at 10am at St. Mary's Church.
Burial will be in the St. Patrick Cemetery in Trowbridge, Illinois.
The Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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3:00 PM 6/9/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. Mary Of The Assumption Church

690 Walnut Avenue
Neoga, IL 62447

A Rosary will begin at 3:00 PM

St. Mary Of The Assumption Church
690 Walnut Avenue Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Mass Of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 6/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary Of The Assumption Church

690 Walnut Avenue
Neoga, IL 62447

St. Mary Of The Assumption Church
690 Walnut Avenue Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Patrick Cemetery Final Resting Place

Trowbridge, IL
Trowbridge, IL 62447

Trowbridge, IL Trowbridge 62447 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

HSHS Hospice and Homecare of Souhern IL

701 W. Temple Ave.
Effingham, Illinois 62401

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