Robert "Bob" Arthur Elliott


ROCHELLE — Robert” Bob” Arthur Elliott, 81, of Rochelle and Lindenwood, devoted husband to Carol (nee Mueller), passed on March 31, 2021 with his family by his side at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.

Cherished father to Kevin (Lucia) Elliott of Chicago and Kandace (Chris) Collins of Darien; loving grandfather and Pa Pa to Gavin, Denneen and William Elliott; brother to Gordon and the late James Elliott.

A true family man with a deep faith and a love of Jesus. He was a selfless leader and always willing to give of his time, talents and treasures. Bob grew up in Lindenwood, the son of the late Arthur C. and Daisy Lee (nee Plantz) Elliott. On April 27, 1963, he married Carol in Rochelle.

Bob worked his first career at Del Monte Corporation, retiring after 35 years for he and Carol to enjoy some time to travel. He then settled into his second career as the Flagg Township tax assessor for 18 years.

Bob was a very active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rochelle for more than 50 years. He was active and involved on a variety of committees and boards. He was an active member and past president for Golden K Rochelle Chapter.  

You could usually find him enjoying morning coffee and conversation and great bowl of clam chowder during his Friday lunch bunch group.

There will be a public visitation and funeral service Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1415 10th Ave., Rochelle. The family asks that Covid safety recommendations be followed. Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Gregory Hoffmann officiating and family interment at Lawnridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations in honor of Bob’s life and legacy to any of the follow organizations: St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rochelle, Serenity Hospice, located in Oregon,  https://serenityhospiceandhome.org/, Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation,  https://www.rochellehospital.com/about-us/foundation/.  

Visit www.ungerhorner.com to sign the online guest book.

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