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 Robert Bonifacio Ilac, Sr

Robert Bonifacio Ilac, Sr

Birth
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Death 11 Jul 2015 (aged 61)
Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, USA
Burial Santa Nella, Merced County, California, USA
Plot SECTION C-18 SITE 1092
Memorial ID 149681572 · View Source
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After a lengthy battle with cancer, Robert Bonifacio Ilac, Sr. of Modesto, CA died July 11, 2015 at the age of 61.

Robert is survived by his wife, Peggy, sons Robert, Jr., Kevin, David and Brian, daughters Christina and Stephanie.

Robert was born October 7, 1953 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii to  Benjamin and Lucia (Gomez) Ilac. He graduated from San Lorenzo High School in 1972, where he lettered in Varsity Track. After graduating he married his high school sweetheart Peggy Lynn Bryant and joined the United States Army as an Infantry Solider.

During his time, from 1972 to 1982, in the military he was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, Fort Riley in Kansas, Fort Ord in California, Korea and other locations. After an honorable discharge from the active military in 1983, he joined the California Air Force  National Guard where he retired as an SSGT. He was accredited for over 21 years of military service.

He continued his career as a public servant working for the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco, Ca., Federal Police Officer at Tracy Army Defense Depot, and served as a security guard at Hotel Hampton Inn, Doctors Hospital, and Stanislaus District Attorney's Office.

In between his many jobs he was a lunch supervisor and basketball, football, wrestling and track coach at Prescott Junior High School. His hobbies included spending time golfing, riding motorcycles, and bowling.

Robert requested to be cremated. Services will take place on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 1:30 pm at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, CA.

Published in the Modesto Bee on July 23, 2015


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  • Created by: Always & Forever
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149681572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Bonifacio Ilac, Sr (7 Oct 1953–11 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149681572, citing San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, Merced County, California, USA ; Maintained by Always & Forever (contributor 13884493) .