Mr. Robert Graboskey, 77, of rural Newton, Illinois passed away at 6:45 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2011, at his home.



Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2011 at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL. Visitation will be held one hour before the service.  In loving memory of Robert, memorials may be made to the family for funeral expenses.



Robert was born on March 3, 1933 in Big Rapids, MI the son of Lawrence Martin and Evelyn A. (Ressenguye) Graboskey.  He married Louise Virginia Schackmann on May 18, 1968; she preceded him in death on October 25, 2003. Robert was a factory worker and collected Scooby doo memorabilia.  He enjoyed building and remodeling projects.



 


Mr. Robert Graboskey, 77, of rural Newton, Illinois passed away at 6:45 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2011, at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2011 at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL. Visitation will be held one hour before the service.  In loving memory of Robert, memorials may be made to the family for funeral expenses.

Robert was born on March 3, 1933 in Big Rapids, MI the son of Lawrence Martin and Evelyn A. (Ressenguye) Graboskey.  He married Louise Virginia Schackmann on May 18, 1968; she preceded him in death on October 25, 2003. Robert was a factory worker and collected Scooby doo memorabilia.  He enjoyed building and remodeling projects.

Robert is survived by his fiancé Carla Walters of Newton and her children Christina, Gary (Beth) and their children, all of Newton; two sisters, Joan Hrostowski of Big Rapids, MI and Carol Werener of Indianapolis, IN and several nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 sister and 2 brothers.