“Our family would like to thank you for all your help during our time of loss. We were very impressed with how everything was handled — from your quick response the night of J’s passing — quick and with great respect in removing him from our home, to the processing of all the paperwork and details and to how wonderful he looked at the final private viewing for our family. It meant a lot that we could all be together to see him one final time. Thank you again for everything.”
— The S. Family
Robert W. Bortman
November 17, 1938 - April 17, 2012
Robert W. “Bob” Bortman, age 73, a resident of Dixon, IL since 2002, formerly of Westchester, Broadview and Darien, IL, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at his home. He was born November 17, 1938 in Chicago, IL. Bob grew up in Cicero, IL, moved to West Allis, WI, then to Westchester, IL. He graduated from Proviso High School, Class of 1956. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business from North Central College in Naperville and worked as a manufacturer’s representative for many years in the metal industry. Bob served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a former member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Darien, IL. Bob enjoyed taking care of his yard, exploring history and sharing the outdoors with his family.