ROBERT J. 'JOE' EISELE, 72 BYRON - Robert J. "Joe" Eisele, 72, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, in his home in Byron. He was born Aug. 26, 1935, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Robert and Margaret (Hale) Eisele. He married Sharon Wells on Nov. 25, 1961, in Ann Arbor. Joe and Sharon moved to Byron 25 years ago from Dexter, Mich. He worked for Ingersoll Machine Tools, retiring in 1996. He attended the First Baptist Church in Byron. Joe loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also loved spending time working on his 1947 Ford pickup truck. Predeceased by his parents. Survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Chadd (Linda) Eisele, Todd (Darci) Eisele and Kipplyn Loomis, all of Byron; brothers, Timothy Eisele, Kip (Mary Jane) Eisele and John Gundrum, all of Michigan; grandchildren, Jory, Jade, Jenner, Kee-gan, Kamdyn and Prezley Anna; and special caregiver, Mike. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in First Baptist Church of Byron, with the Rev. Randy Snider, pastor, officiating. Cremation rites accorded. No visitation. A memorial fund is established for the Ogle County Hospice, St. Jude's Hospital or First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home. Visit farrell hollandgale.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 3 to Dec. 9, 2007
Sharon Wells Eisele
1941–2013 (m. 1961)
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