Bolatto

Bolatto 

Robert Peter “Bob” Bolatto, age 76 of Campus passed away October 7, 2021 at Amita St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee. He was born on June 15, 1945 in Joliet, the son of Peter and Anna (Dvorak) Bolatto. Bob married Vicki Sites on July 8, 1972 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bradley. 

Bob worked in Security Management at the Dresden Nuclear Station. He was a grain farmer and dairy cattle operator. Bob enjoyed gardening and working in his yard. He collected John Deere toy model tractors. Bob was a salesman for Burrus Seed Corn. He was a very talented ace marksman with a pistol. Bob could always be seen at his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. He especially enjoyed seeing his grandchildren. 

Bob was an active member of the Limestone Community Church of the Nazarene. He mowed the lawns at the church. 

Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Vicki of Campus; two sons, Joel Bolatto of Raleigh, N.C. and Jay (Janie Smith) Bolatto of Herscher; one daughter and son-in-law, Julie (Butch) Galeaz of Campus; one sister, Anna Mae Boyd of Kankakee; two grandchildren, Brady Bolatto of Roaring Spring, PA and Joslyn Galeaz of Campus; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Bob is preceded in death by his parents; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Frank Pullman; an infant brother; and his brother-in-law and Godfather, Duane Boyd. 

Visitation were held on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 9 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Limestone Community Church of the Nazarene, Kankakee. Pastor Don Harrison officiated the service. 

Burial followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Campus. 

Memorials may be made to the Limestone Community Church of the Nazarene, Kankakee.