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Mr. Robert H. VanTreese

April 3, 1952 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Mr. Robert VanTreese Obituary

Mr. Robert H. VanTreese, 71, of Galesburg, Illinois, passed away Friday, January 26, 2024, at home.

He was born April 3, 1952, in Chicago, the son of Homer and Evelyn (Hartsook) VanTreese. He married Gloria Potter.

He is survived by a son, Zachary VanTreese of Galesburg; a daughter, Yvette (and Tim) Heatherly of Galesburg; two sisters, Jewell VanTreese of California and Evelyn VanTreese of Asheville, North Carolina; grandchildren, Sydney Howerton, Ivy Lovell, TJ Heatherly and DJ Heatherly; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Art Johnson, and a sister, Sharon Johnson.

Robert enjoyed music, feeding birds, going on walks and his dog, Chops. He loved Harley Davidson Motorcycles and was a member of the Grim Reapers Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed going out to lunch.  He served in the United States Marine Corps.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Chaplain Jordan Knight will officiate. Cremation will be accorded following service. Memorials may be made to Knox County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at    

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Funeral Service
February 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Hinchliff - Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel
1070 W. Fremont St.
Galesburg, il 61401

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