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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Robert A. 'Bob' Wargel

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind. -Robert A. “Bob” Wargel, 86 of Evansville, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
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  • Robert A. “Bob” Wargel, 86 of Evansville, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
    Bob, as most knew him, was born near Equality on Feb. 21, 1924, to the late Andy and Nell (Miner) Wargel. On Aug. 29, 1944, he married Delores (Naas) Wargel. Bob was a retired carpenter after working many years for the Dieg Bros. construction. He served his country during World War II in the Navy. Bob was a member of the St. Benedicts Catholic Church and the Ridgway American Legion. He loved to be outside, gardening and especially fishing. Bob was a good husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be greatly missed.
    Bob is survived by his wife, Delores of Evansville, Ind.; a son, Eddie (Ginny) Wargel of Wyoming, Mich.; a brother, Cletus Wargel of Equality; and a sister, Lucille (Wood) Locke of North Carolina. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Shawn Wargel, Michelle Contreras, Russell (Shanda) Bauman and Nicolle Nemcek and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; Donald Wargel; three brothers, John, Gilbert and Bill Wargel; and a sister Maxine.
    Funeral service for Bob will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway where the family will receive friends after 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Fr. Steven Beatty will officiate and a private interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Ridgway.
    In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.
    You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com
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