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 Clarence Robert “Bob” Kaufman

Clarence Robert “Bob” Kaufman

Birth
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Jun 2005 (aged 77)
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Long Creek, Macon County, Illinois, USA
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DECATUR — Clarence Robert “Bob” Kaufman, 77, of Decatur, died 3:45 A.M. Friday, June 17, 2005, in his home.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Brintlinger & Earl Funeral Home, with visitation 5-8 P.M. Monday, June 20, at the funeral home. Burial will be in North Fork Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Macon County Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Bob was born August 30, 1927, in Decatur, the son of Fred R. and Ruth (Wallace) Kaufman. He married Evelyn J. Rucker on December 13, 1947, in Jacksonville, IL. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII in the Pacific. He participated in the A-Bomb testing at Bikini Atoll. Bob worked at GE for 25 years as a tool and die maker in the model shop until the Decatur plant closing. He enjoyed turkey hunting in southern Illinois, crappie fishing, and Cubs baseball.

Bob is survived by his wife Evelyn of Decatur; sons: Robert A. Kaufman and wife Kathy, Jerry L. Kaufman and wife Andrea; daughters: Rhonda J. Morrell, all of Decatur, Rita D. Flynn and husband William of Deland, FL; grandchildren: Bridget Bradshaw, Jennifer Parker, Heather Luther, Claudia Kaufman, Robert Kaufman, Jr., Jason Morrell, Dr. Teresa Morrell Riech, Julia Phillips, Frank Morrell, Jason Parker, Rebecca Balvanz, and Ashley Kaufman; 12 great-grandchildren; brother Fred R. Kaufman, Jr. and wife Dorothy; sisters: Ruth Younger, both of Decatur, Mary Lamb of Westminster, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Kaufman, and sister Ella Wolf.

Bob’s family wishes to thank Dr. Totel and DMH Hospice staff for their kind assistance.

Obituary written by family members.

Obituary from the Decatur Herald & Review
June 20, 2005


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 49444945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence Robert “Bob” Kaufman (30 Aug 1927–17 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49444945, citing North Fork Cemetery, Long Creek, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .