Robert W. Gallner 1947-2013

OAKLAND, Ill. – Robert William Gallner, 66, formerly of Boardman, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill.

He was born Jan. 8, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Robert Eugene and Doris Price Gallner.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from General Electric.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Lynn Caspary; his daughter, Melissa (Tim) Wheeler of Oakland, Ill.; a brother, Ricky (Deborah) Gallner of Boardman; and four grandsons.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Ill.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m.Wednesday at Bethel Friends Church in Poland. Visitation will be held for one hour prior, beginning at 5 p.m.

The Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland is handling the arrangements.