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Robert "Bob" L. Teets Jr.

August 1, 1945 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Robert "Bob" Teets Jr. Obituary

Robert L. Teets, Jr., 78, of Forest Park, Illinois, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2024 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Robert, fondly known as Bob, was born in Cumberland, MD in 1945 to the late Clara and Robert L. Teets, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Audrey Teets and children Kristina (John) Teets-Kanzia and Robert E. Teets (Kathryn Koenig).

Bob and Audrey met at Proviso East High School in Maywood, and married on August 14, 1971. Bob proudly served in the United States Army, and was honorably discharged in October 1971. He cherished his 35+ year career with the Village of Forest Park, serving as Village Mechanic, Firefighter/Inspector, and Code Enforcement. He retired in 2010 as Director of Health and Safety.

Bob was preceded in death by his sisters Eleanor (John) McNerney (2012) and Ruth Ostwall (2013).

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January 15, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home
7319 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130

Funeral Service
January 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home
7319 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130

Interment following funeral service
January 16, 2024

Chapel Hill Garden West
17W201 E. Roosevelt Road
Terrace, IL 60181


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