In memory of
Charles R. Steele
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In memory of
Charles R. Steele
Charles Robert Steele Born: August 17, 1927; in Wheeling, WV Died: October 10, 2016; in Buffalo Grove IL Charles Robert "Bob" Steele, was born to William G. and Lottie (Riley) Steele in Wheeling, WV. He married Charlotte Henderson in 1948 and together they had four sons. He was a dedicated employee of Carrier Air Conditioning for many years. Upon retirement he and Charlotte spent time in Florida, North Carolina and eventually returned to Illinois to be closer to their family. Charlotte died in 1996 and in 1997 Bob reconnected with a high school acquaintance, Iris Proctor. They were married in 1998. Bob and Iris lived in El Cajon, CA until moving in 2014 to Illinois to again be with Bob's family. Until June of this year they lived in Marengo, IL after which they moved to Belmont Village in Buffalo Grove. Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Jane. He is survived by his brother, Bill (Mary); his sons, David (Deborah), Jeffrey (Sue), Dennis (Ingrid) and Gary (Madonna); grandchildren, Bradley (Janelle), Bethany (Scott), Nathan, Martin, Emily and Benjamin; and great grandsons, Andrew, Jacob, Jack, Matthew and Luke. Bob was incredibly proud of his boys. His love was evident in his smile, his hugs and his joy at spending time with his family. We'll miss you Pop, Grampa, GrandPops! A celebration of Bob's life is being planned. For information contact bob.steele.2016@gmail.com. Memorials can be sent to the American Cancer Society.
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