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Robert Willmann

Robert “Bob” Willmann, 83, of St. Jacob, born Monday, November 11, 1935 in Highland, passed away at his home on Monday, May 27, 2019.

Bob worked at Bergman-Taylor for over 40 years and also helped out on the Taylor farms. He and Sandy also worked at the St. Jacob Community Center for many years.

Surviving are his children, Lisa Willmann of St. Jacob, Robbie (Sharon) Lansford of Troy, and Jeff (Julie) Willmann of Trenton; grandchildren, Christine (David) Gessel, Brandy (Steve) Rollinson, Dillon Willmann, Amber Willmann, Ashle (Jerry) Zettler and Samantha White; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Delores Kirsch of O’Fallon, and a brother, John “Buddy” (Frieda) Willmann of Highland.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy K. (Lansford) Willmann; parents, Irwin and Gladys (nee Schiefer) Willmann; sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Sandberg and Shirley Dickhaut.

Visitation was held on May 31 at Aebischer-Richeson Funeral Home in St. Jacob.

Funeral services were held on May 31 at the funeral home,   with Rev. Gary Kniepkamp officiating.

Interment was at Keystone Cemetery in St. Jacob.

Memorials may be made to Keystone Cemetery, PO Box 275, St. Jacob, IL 62281 or Highland Animal Shelter. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Aebischer-Richson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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