Robert Allen Elstner, age 91 of Lake Villa, IL, passed away on March 24, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 21, 1931, in Chicago, IL, to Max and Elenor (Kraft) Elstner. He met and married the love of his life, Betty Kromeich in Chicago, IL on June 30, 1951.
Robert was a union carpenter for 69 years and was known as the MacGyver of the family, who loved to be Mr. Fix It. He was an avid golfer. He was a 25 year snowbird in Florida. He was a volunteer fireman with the Wheeling Fire department for 11 years. He loved to travel. He could always be seen outside taking care of his yard.
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 70 years; Betty, his children; Marilyn (Dave Gaitsch), Michael Elstner (Patti), Bonnie (Larry Lewis) his 18 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and his angel caregiver;Penelope (Penny), his sister Dorothy Kromeich and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by daughter Sharon and son-in-law Robert Hunsinger .
Visitation will be held at the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL, on Sunday, March 27, 2022, from 2-6 pm. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 28, 2022, at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Windridge Cemetery, 7014 S. Rawson Bridge Road, Cary, IL 60013.
For information, please contact the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Robert on his tribute wall.