Robert E. "Bob" Loscheider

February 9, 1926 — June 2, 2017

Robert E. "Bob" Loscheider

MORTON - Robert E. "Bob" Loscheider, 91, of Morton, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at Luther Oaks Skilled Pavilion in Bloomington.
He was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Joliet, Ill., to Edward and Alvina (Stephen) Loscheider. He married Eleanor Theiler on May 14, 1949, in Joliet. She preceded him in death on April 3, 2006. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Jack; one sister-in-law, Marian Loscheider; and one brother-in-law, Dick Hunckler.
Surviving are four daughters, Kathy Loscheider of Normal, Peggy (Marty) Scannell of Charlotte, N.C., Mary Jo (Jeff) Querio of Joliet, Ill., and LeAnn (Jeff) Abbott of Daniel Island, S.C.; six grandchildren, Brian (Kasey) Scannell of Charlotte, N.C., Meghan Scannell of Charlotte, N.C., Jim (Jenn) Abbott of St. Louis, Mo., Tim Abbott of St. Louis, Mo., Jennifer Abbott of San Diego, Cali. and Jack Abbott of Daniel Island, S.C.; two great grandchildren, Avery and Vivian Scannell; one brother, Joe (Kathy) Loscheider of Rockford, Ill.; and one sister, Mary Hunckler of Joliet, Ill.
Bob worked for Caterpillar Inc. for 35 years; from 1951 to 1966, he worked at the Joliet plant, moving then to the General Offices in Peoria before retiring in 1986.
He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton, where he had served on the finance committee and served as the head of ushers from 1987 to 2010. Bob was also a member of The Morton Knights of Columbus-Father Raho #4194 Council.
Bob looked forward to retirement so he could play golf and travel with his wife, Eleanor. He enjoyed reading and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Bob loved his family and took great pride in his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Rosary service will be held at 4:45 p.m. followed by visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton. Further visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the church followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. with Msgr. Gerald Ward and Deacon Mike Marvin will be officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton.

Rosary

JUN 5. 4:45 PM (CDT)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
1020 S. First
Morton, IL

Visitation

JUN 5. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
1020 S. First
Morton, IL

Visitation

JUN 6. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
1020 S. First
Morton, IL

Mass

JUN 6. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
1020 S. First
Morton, IL
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