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Robert Travers, Sr.
Born in Illinois
91 years
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     Robert Lyle Travers Sr., 91, of Peoria, passed away at 7:25 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.
     Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with visitation one hour prior to services. Inurnment will be at Historic Springdale Cemetery.
     Robert was born on February 25, 1925 in Peru, the son of Clyde and Mabel M. (Murray) Travers. He married Marol V. Waldron on August 10, 1946 in Peoria. She preceded him in death on March 20, 2016 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and son in-law, Bill Weber.
     He is survived by his daughter, Marolyn Weber of Bloomington; son, Robert (Kathleen) Travers, Jr. of Peoria Heights; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
     Robert retired, after fifty-five years of service, from Cast Technologies, as the foreman of their pattern shop. He was a World War II U.S. Navy Veteran, serving as an Aviation Radioman and was honorably discharged on October 15, 1945.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter.

Latest Condolences
C. Borurguet My deepest condolence November 1, 2016
My condolences, as feelings of pain and bitterness become unbearable. It is my desire to convey a comforting thought based on the Holy Scriptures
  John 5:28 "Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."
This passage speaks of the resurrection of our loved ones. It is not God's plan to see us suffer and die, so He extends the following invitation to us: "Come near to God and He will draw near to you" (James 4:8)
Please go to the following link to obtain more information regarding the Hope expressed in this passage and again we are sorry for your loss.
james heiple Travers Family October 31, 2016
Dear Bob and Kathleen:

I was sorry to learn of your father's passing, and only a few months after your mother.

Please accept my condolences.  I am fortunate to have you as neighbors.

James Heiple
Ralph & Phyllis Yerby Long time friends October 27, 2016
We are sure sad to hear of Bob's passing. I worked with Bob for 42 years starting down on the 700 block Adams St. We had a lot of good times the old Brass Foundry group. All of his friends are losing a real gentleman. Our condolences to Robert Jr., & Marolyn.
Hendrick Polanco My deepest condelences October 27, 2016
My deepest condolences.  May these few words from the Holy Scriptures bring you comfort in your time of grief...
John 11:32-45
32 And so Mary, when she arrived where Jesus was and caught sight of him, fell at his feet, saying to him: “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” 33 Jesus, therefore, when he saw her weeping and the Jews that came with her weeping, groaned in the spirit and became troubled; 34 and he said: “Where have YOU laid him?” They said to him: “Lord, come and see.” 35 Jesus gave way to tears. 36 Therefore the Jews began to say: “See, what affection he used to have for him!” 37 But some of them said: “Was not this [man] that opened the eyes of the blind man able to prevent this one from dying?”
38 Hence Jesus, after groaning again within himself, came to the memorial tomb. It was, in fact, a cave, and a stone was lying against it.39 Jesus said: “TAKE the stone away.” Martha, the sister of the deceased, said to him: “Lord, by now he must smell, for it is four days.”40 Jesus said to her: “Did I not tell you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?” 41 Therefore they took the stone away. Now Jesus raised his eyes heavenward and said: “Father, I thank you that you have heard me. 42 True, I knew that you always hear me; but on account of the crowd standing around I spoke, in order that they might believe that you sent me forth.” 43 And when he had said these things, he cried out with a loud voice: “Laz´a·rus, come on out!” 44The [man] that had been dead came out with his feet and hands bound with wrappings, and his countenance was bound about with a cloth. Jesus said to them: “Loose him and let him go.”
45 Therefore many of the Jews that had come to Mary and that beheld what he did put faith in him;
Please go to the following link for more information regarding the Hope expressed in this passage
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