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Robert W. Chambers

October 9, 1924 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 93)

Robert “Bob” W. Chambers age 93 of Glen Ellyn. The beloved husband of the late Dolores “Dee”; loving father of Nancy (Robert) Schefer & Rob Chambers; dear grandfather of Matthew Schefer & Amy (Mike) Nickels; dearest son of the late Orrin H. Chambers Sr. & the late Margaret K. nee:  Latzel; fond brother of Joy (Dennis) Murphy & the late Orrin H. Chambers Jr. and uncle of many nieces & nephews. Bob was a proud navy veteran serving in the south pacific from 1943-1946, achieving a rank of Radioman 1st class. He was a 39 year IBEW electrician for local union 701.  He was very involved with the village of Glen Ellyn Historical Society; President of Forest Hill Cemetery and co-author of “Glen Ellyn, A Village Remembered”. He loved golf, gardening & big band music. Visitation will be Sunday, February 18th from 4-8 PM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn (leoanrdmemorialhome.com or 630-469-0032). Funeral service, Monday 11 AM also at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations appreciated to The Glen Ellyn Historical Society, 800 N. Main St. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 or Forest Hill Cemetery Assoc. P.O. Box 585 Glen Ellyn, IL 60138.

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