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Robert Haven Poole

October 16, 1936 September 30, 2018
Robert Haven Poole
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Obituary for Robert Haven Poole

Robert Haven Poole, age 81, a resident of Naperville since 1976, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2018 at Silverado Naperville Memory Care. He was born October 16, 1936 in Chicago, IL.

Bob is survived by his wife of 62 years J Arlene Poole; son Kenneth (Kate) Poole; daughter Sue (Paul) Pradel; grandchildren James (Carrie), Daniel (Julie), and Christopher (Ashley) Poole, and Jennifer and Eric (Tali) Pradel; great grandchildren Daniel, Patrick, and Matilda Poole, and Sydney Cooke.

He is preceded in death by his parents Ellen and Haven Poole, and his eldest daughter Janice Poole.

Bob was President of the Naperville Rotary Club from 1987-1988 and was Senior Warden of St. John Episcopal Church in Naperville. He was also President of both MAST (Midwest Agents Selling Travel) and ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents). Bob worked for A&P and became the Vice President of Operation Midwest. In 1977 he decided to start his own grocery business and 1979 he purchased Naperville Travel Bureau with his wife Arlene. Bob loved both real and model trains, and his love of travel took him around the world to over 120 countries. Bob was an extraordinary man who was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Family and friends to gather Friday, October 12 for 9:30 Memorial Visitation until time of Funeral Service 11:00 AM at St. John Episcopal Church 750 Aurora Ave. Naperville, IL 60540.

Inurnment will follow at the church.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Bob’s memory, donations to the Robert Poole Memorial Fund at St. John Episcopal Church 750 Aurora Ave. Naperville, IL 60540 or Silverado Naperville Memory Care 1936 Brookdale Rd. Naperville, IL 60563 would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213.


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Memorial Visitation

Friday

12

Oct

9:30 AM 10/12/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:45 AM 10/12/2018 10:45:00 AM
St John's Episcopal Church

750 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

St John's Episcopal Church
750 Aurora Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

12

Oct

11:00 AM 10/12/2018 11:00:00 AM
St John's Episcopal Church

750 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

St John's Episcopal Church
750 Aurora Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St John's Episcopal Church Garden Final Resting Place

750 Aurora Avenue
Naperville, Illinois 60540

750 Aurora Avenue Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Silverado Naperville Memory Care Community

1936 Brookdale Rd
Naperville, Illinois 60563

St John's Episcopal Church

750 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
Robert Poole Memorial Fund
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