Robert R. McCluer, 76, of Peotone, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at his home following a long illness.
Born October 3, 1941, in Goddard, Kansas, he was a registered structural and civil engineer, working 20 years at BOCA as the manager of Codes. He earned his master’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher and enjoyed woodworking.
Mr. McCluer is survived by his wife, Vera Awe McCluer, whom he married on January 30, 1970, in Mt. Pulaski; two sons, Eric (Kim) McCluer of Henderson, Nev., and Scott (Shawnda) McCluer of Des Moines, Iowa; a daughter, Michelle (Paul) Gaydos of Morton; eight grandchildren, Mandi, Bren, Kyle, Caiti, Matthew, Kenzie, Lauren and Alex; and a brother, James (Bess) McCluer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Grace Smith McCluer; and a sister, Charlotte.
Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher, with Pastor Ronald Rock officiating. Burial in Peotone Cemetery. Memorials to Zion Lutheran Church or Hospice of Kankakee Valley would be appreciated. Sign the guestbook at www.feddehelfrichcrossfh.com.