Anthony “Bob” Samolinski passed away Wednesday, November 18, at 10:55 a.m. in St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Private services will take place. Burial will follow the services with full military honors.
Bob was born on July 3, 1932 in St. Mary’s Hospital in LaSalle to Vincent and Helen (Ratajczak) Samolinski.
He served his country through the branch of the Army during the Korean War.
He married Jeanne Walendukanis on November 30, 1974 in St. Hyacinth Church in LaSalle. He was a member of Stephen’s Society, and the Catholic War Veterans in LaSalle.
He was employed by Westclox, Union Carbide Hoechst Celanese for 28 years, American Nickeloid and the LaSalle National Bank. He was an avid Cubs fan. He enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by one sister, Lucille (Late Frank) Korosec of LaSalle, several nieces and nephews, and his caregiver: Joanne Stachowicz.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jeanne in 2014, one sister, Theresa Morse in 2015, and one brother at infancy.
Memorials may be sent to: Anthony Samolinski P O Box 1352 LaSalle IL. 61301. They will be given to his favorite charities.