DECATUR — Robert E. Van Dyke – Passed away peacefully, Friday, July 5, 2019, Age 89.
Survived by his loving children Barbara Van Dyke of Joliet, Beverly (Joe) Allen of Decatur, Janet (Kirk) Schmeisser of St. Joseph, MO., David Van Dyke of Decatur, and Jill (Jerry) Waage of Des Moines; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceded in death by his wife, Ione Van Dyke and his daughter-in-law Judie Van Dyke.
Robert was a longtime and salesman in the Wheatland Township area. He spent the last 23 years of his career as a General Manager for Growmark Farm Services in both Decatur, IL, and Joliet, IL
Lying in state at Grace United Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. until services at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Fritz Bartels officiating. Interment Wheatland Presbyterian Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Carlson-Holmquist-Sayles Funeral Home, 2320 Black Rd., Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials to Grace United Methodist Church would be appreciated. For information please call (815) 744-0022 or visit www.chsfuneral.com.