Robert Gene Prange, age 86, of Wonder Lake, died Monday, July 7, 2008 at Mercy Harvard Care Center, Harvard.
He was born June 17, 1922 in Chicago to Louis and Alice Prange. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII in the South Pacific earning the rank of Corporal.
He was a cross country bus drive for Mid America and Central West Charter Bus Companies. Bob enjoyed spending time with neighbors, family and friends. He was a member of the McHenry Moose Lodge #691, the American Legion Post 491 and V.F.W. Post 4600.
He is survived by four children, Cheryl (William) Richards Jr. of McHenry, Janet (John) Denovo of McHenry, Paul (Denise) Ziszik of McHenry, John “Mark” Ziszik of McHenry; nine grandchildren, Thomas (Bri) Claxton, Julie (Chris) Shykria, Jeff (Ellen) Loyd, Amanda Loyd, Andrew Loyd, Reena Ratkovic, Bo Ratkovic, Colton Ratkovic, Jackson Ziszik; five great grandchildren, Savana Claxton Thomas Joseph Claxton, Jeremy Gallus, Kyle Skykria, Austin Loyd; a sister, Joan Carson of Florida; and niece and nephew, Kathie and Larry Carson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Elaine in 1983; and his parents.
Visitation and service were private for family.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com