Robert J. Szuch 1936-2019

MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — Robert Joseph Szuch, 83, of Machesney Park, Ill., passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born March 17, 1936 to Joseph and Julia Palczer Szuch. He was a 1956 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. As a veteran of the United States Air Force, he served during peacetime.

He was married to Barbara Majewski for 50 years. Robert had many hobbies and interests, some of which included metal working, ham radio enthusiast, painting, coin collecting, biking, motorcycling and running competitively, including three marathons. He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge 102 for 50 years.

Survivors include his wife; children, Heidi (Hank) Graber, Leigh (Jody Chandler) Szuch and David (Michelle) Szuch; grandchildren, Samantha (Rob) Gregory and Stephanie (E.J.) Mendoza; great-grandchildren, Raelynn, James, Ezekiel and Scarlet, and two brothers, Lou (Bette) Szuch and Don (Dianne) Szuch.

The funeral service was held April 9, 2019, in Loves Park, Ill., with entombment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

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