Farming Rural 12

Robert Prince, Jr.

July 16, 1951 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 70)

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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 will be held at a later date at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Minonk. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Private family graveside services will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is handling arrangements for the family.

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