Robert F. “Bob” Mertz Sr., age 82, a lifelong resident of Lombard, passed away February 1, 2020.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 6th from 3 – 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. A Funeral Service will be held Friday at 10:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Lois nee Droegemueller; his loving children, Lisa Mertz-Erwin of Lombard, Robert F. Jr. of Lombard, and Ronald P. of Lombard; his cherished grandchildren, Colton Erwin of Glendale Heights and Cassandra Erwin of Glen Ellyn; and his dear siblings, Beverly Viscariello of Lombard, Eugene (Phyllis) of Lombard, and Janet E. (Keith) Golden of Pingree Grove, IL; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bob is preceded in death by his brother, Allen F.

Bob was a veteran and member of the Illinois Air National Guard. He was a longtime member of Lombard Rotary and a past president in the 1970’s. Bob was a former member of the Northern Raised Corvette Club, the Lombard Cemetery Association and the Lombard Businessman Association.

Bob had been married for 60 years. He was an avid Cubs fan and had a great sense of humor. Bob loved making people laugh and spending time with his family.

Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O.Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, are appreciated.

For more info 888-629-0094.

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