Pulliam Funeral Chapel
BOB L. LANTER, 70 Oblong, IL.
VISITATION: 5 8 p.m. Friday February 9, 2001
FUNERAL: 10:30 a.m. Saturday February 10, 2001
MEMORIAL: Oblong Volunteer Fireman's Association
Bob L. Lanter 70 Oblong, Illinois died Thursday February
8, 2001 at Good Samaritan
Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. Bob was born June 7,
1930 in Robinson, Illinois and
was the son of Leonard & Marie (Armitage) Lanter. On June 23, 1951 he married
Bob retired in 1994 after 34 years as Superintendent
of the Village of Oblong.
He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was
of Oblong First Christian Church and was affiliated with
Central United Methodist
Church of Oblong. Bob was a member of Oblong American Legion Post #219,
Robinson Moose Lodge #1169, Charter Member of the Cold Foot Campers Club
Oblong and member of the Oblong Volunteer Fire Department
for over 40 years.
He was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing his garden
with the community.
Bob is survived by his wife Wanda; Son & Daughter-In-Law
Gary & Gwenda Lanter;
Grandson Braden Lanter and Mother-In-Law Clara Shacklee.
Bob had many friends
that were just like family to him. He is preceded in
death by his Parents
and 1 infant brother Billie Lanter. Burial will be in
Oblong Cemetery with Military Rites by Oblong American Legion Post #219.