Monday, October 30th, 11:00 am at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois
Robert “Bob” George Sible, died peacefully October 26, 2017 at home with his family. Bob was born July 4, 1930 to Rose, nee Weir and Arthur Sible and is survived by his wife of 66 years, G. Geraldine “Teenie” Tetrev, and his six children; Barbara Leibovitz (Steve), Kathryn (Patrick) Thompson, Linda (Bill) Cerbin, Tom (Cindy Steinz-Sible), Michael and Janet. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of 12. His dogs, Louie and Mickey, will especially miss catching his tennis balls. Bob was preceded in death by his brothers Arthur (the late Lee) and Bill (Laverne) Sible. Bob retired from the Oak Park Fire Department where he last served as deputy chief. He was in the first graduating class of FEMA. He spent a great deal of time building beautiful things in his side job as a carpenter-contractor. Bob has a world class knowledge of tools and how to use them and will always be remembered as having a quick wit. He enjoyed hunting with his buddies, county music and supporting his family. Bob served in the USMC during the Korean Conflict.
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery is located at: 20953 W Hoff Road, Elwood, Illinois 60421. On Monday, friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:30 am. There are no services in the funeral home on Monday.