50°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Robert R. Brandenburg

Published: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 10:00 p.m. CDT
Robert “Bob” R. Brandenburg

DIXON – Robert “Bob” R. Brandenburg, 81, of Dixon, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Franklin Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin Grove. He worked at Donaldson Co. Inc. in Dixon for several years before his retirement.

Bob was born Aug. 1, 1935, in Princeton, the son of Russell F. and Katherine (Dawson) Brandenburg. He married Phyllis Johnson on Feb. 14, 1987, in Dixon. She preceded him in death on Jan. 21, 2005. He was a veteran of the Army, serving during the Korean war.

Survivors include two daughters, LeAnn Brandenburg and Lisa Brandenburg; one stepdaughter, Cindy (Steve) Dehart of Dixon; two stepsons, Allen Johnson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Myrl (Peggy) Johnson of Dixon; one sister, Kay (Weldon) Wilkinson of Walnut; 10 stepgrandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, and the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, with Pastor Jack Briggs officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded. Burial of cremains will be at a later date at Grand Detour Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

Visit to send condolences.

Get breaking news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from Sauk Valley Media!

More News

National video

Reader Poll

There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
Good idea
Bad idea
Not sure
No opinion