90-year old Robert “Bob” Slusarek of La Salle died November 4 at Heritage Health Care in Mendota. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am Saturday at St. Hyacinth’s Church. The Rev. Paul Carlson, pastor of LaSalle Catholic parishes will officiate.
Burial in St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery with full military rites conducted by the LaSalle/Oglesby Memorial Veterans Group. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Robert Slusarek is survived by his wife, Arlene of La Salle; a son, John and wife, Michelle of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a daughter, Stacy Konczak of Peru, six grandchildren.
Mr. Slusarek was born September 19, 1930 in La Salle to Ladislaus John and Frances Slusarek. He worked as a laborer for Libby Owens Ford from 1949 until retiring in 1989. He was a Corporal in the U.S. Army serving in Panama from 1951 – 1953 during the Korean Conflict. He married Arlene Liss on July 6, 1963 in St. Hyacinth Church in LaSalle.
Online condolences may be expressed at burgess f h dot com.