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Robert George Floersch, 72, of Sycamore passed away on December 9, 2018. The son of Robert Henry Floersch and Rita (Ottenstroer) Floersch, he was born on November 18, 1946 in Chicago. On June 25, 1994, he married Monica McDougall at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in DeKalb.
He was a graduate of Oak Lawn High School and attended Rogan Junior College and the Art Institute of Chicago. For many years, Bob worked as a graphics and package designer at Ideal Box in Chicago. An excellent baseball player in his youth, Bob was recruited by the Houston Colt 45's in 1965. He served as a volunteer fireman and paramedic for Columbus fire department from 1965-1969 and was also an emergency room tech at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Bob enjoyed helping others by volunteering at Hope Haven in DeKalb, and delivering food from local businesses to the homeless. He also helped coach AYSO Soccer and was involved with the Sycamore Sports Boosters.
Bob will be missed by his wife of 24 years, Monica; son, Rob (Amber) Floersch; daughters, Kimberly Sikorski, Elizabeth Floersch; grandchildren, Olivia Noel Floersch, Eliot Floersch and Mary Floersch; brother, Ronald (Linda) Floersch of Watseka, IL; step-daughter, Jessica McDougall Petersen.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Robert Henry and Rita Floersch; sister, Mary Joyce Scileppi; brother, Richard Floersch: and nephew, Mario Scileppi.
A Celebration of Life time will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 1 p. m to 3 p.m. at Olson Funeral & Cremations Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel. To share a memory or leave a condolence visit olsonfh.com.

Condolences & Shared Memories (3)

  1. Alberta Williams

    To Bob's love ones. Please accept my sincere condolences. Even tho, I know of no words, to rid you of your pain, during this most, difficult time. May our prayers, help strengthen us and our memories, help to comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward, to seeing our love ones again, as Almighty God Jehovah, lovingly promises.

  2. Jim Pioth

    Spent many days playing baseball with my childhood friend Bob. Many camping trips with him and his family. I will always remember you.

  3. Julie Bracken

    Will miss Bob...spent many night working the ER at Little Company of Mary Hospital with him. God rest his soul.


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