Robert J. “Bob” Klipp, age 71, of Peotone, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago with his loving family by his side.
Bob was born on March 28, 1950 in Chicago Heights, the son of Robert W. and Isabelle (Hauert) Klipp. He married Diane Maves on July 31, 1971 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Peotone. Bob was a plumber by trade and worked for 25 years at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He then worked for the Peotone Community School District 207U retiring in 2012. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Tuesday night golf league at Minne Monesse Golf Course in Grant Park and was a member of Oak Springs Golf Course in Aroma Park. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, cutting his grass, and walking his dog.
Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diane (Maves) Klipp, his daughter and son-in-law, Brandi and Brian Sapp of Goshen, IN; his grandchildren, Benjamin, Alison, and Jeremy Sapp; his brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Gerry Klipp of Peotone; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gene and Holly Maves; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Margo and Gary Bouchard of Albuquerque, NM; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Angela Klipp Christell (December 11, 2004); his sister, Carol Denault, and a brother-in-law, Ken Maves.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Thursday, August 5 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. with funeral services being held on Thursday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Peotone Cemetery on Friday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the wishes of the family.
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