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Robert Prince, Jr.

July 16, 1951 — December 9, 2021

Robert Prince, Jr, 70, of rural Dana passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at his residence.

He was born on July 16, 1951 in Streator a son of Robert Prince, Sr. and Margaret Sullivan.

Survivors include one brother, Thomas Gaspardo of rural Dana; one sister, Kay Knack of Minonk; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews; and two sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Jim, John and Don Gaspardo.

Robert farmed in the Dana area most of his life.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Minonk, 4th degree Knight in Streator. He was also a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Minonk.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Minonk. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Private family graveside services were held at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is handling arrangements for the family.

Memorials may be made to the Knights of Columbus in Minonk. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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Saturday, June 11, 2022

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St. Patrick's Catholic Church (Minonk)

420 E 6th St, Minonk, IL 61760

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