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Robert Frank Dieter

August 30, 1938 — December 9, 2021

Robert Frank Dieter, 83, of Chebanse passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021 at River Crossing in Joliet.

Robert was born on August 30, 1938 in Chebanse, the son of Raymond and Emma (Witt) Dieter and they preceded him in death. He married Lenore B. Brule on May 18, 1963 in Kankakee and she preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Klonowski.

He is survived by two daughters, Susan (Christopher) Gregory of Shorewood and Kathy (Terry) Nugent of Winnebago, IL; one son, James Dieter of Kankakee; one son-in-law, Tom Klonowski of Bourbonnais; one brother, Dr. Raymond Dieter of Glen Ellyn, two sisters, Emma Dieter of Alaska and Mary Carol Sorensen of Chebanse; and seven grandchildren.

Mr. Dieter previously worked at Culligan Water Service as well as worked as a maintenance engineer at a local bank branch. He was an avid gardener and beekeeper.

A memorial visitation will be from 11:00 am until the 12:00 noon memorial service on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Burial will be held at a later date at St. Peters Catholic Cemetery in Clifton.

Memorials may be made to Lightways Hospice (

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp Funeral Home - Clifton

415 N Main St, Clifton, IL 60927

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